JUSTIN CRITT

Man Who Killed Woman Then Set Her House On Fire Is Sentenced

Justin Critt Was Found Guilty In May Of Killing Melissa Wilcoxon Of Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The man found guilty of killing a Moorhead woman and starting her house on fire has been sentenced. A judge gave Justin Critt over 40 years in prison. He must serve about 29 years of that sentence before he is eligible to get out for good behavior. In May, Critt was found guilty by a jury of…

Justin Critt Found Guilty of Moorhead Murder & Arson

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO/KVRR) – A man accused of fatally beating a Moorhead woman and setting her house on fire has been found guilty. A Clay County District Court Jury on Friday afternoon convicted Justin Critt of 2nd degree murder and 1st degree arson in the 2016 death of Melissa Wilcoxon. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton says Wilcoxon died from blunt…

Critt To Stand Trial Monday For 2016 Murder In Moorhead

Also Charged With Arson

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A murder trial gets underway Monday for Justin Critt in Clay County District Court. Critt is charged with the murder of Melissa Willcoxon. He is also charged with arson. Willcoxon’s body was found in her burned out house in Moorhead in June 2016. Police say she died from an assault prior to the fire. They say Willcoxon…