Crookston Women Sentenced For Her Role In Murder At Flying J

Lorie Ortiz Was One of 13 People Charged In The Murder And Meth Conspiracy

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Crookston woman is sentenced for her role in a drug-related death at Flying J in Grand Forks in 2016. 33-year-old Lorie Ortiz was given nearly 6 years in prison for her role as an accessory after the fact in the death of Austin Forsman. The investigation into his murder turned up a meth ring in…

Grand Forks Woman Sentenced in Flying J Murder

The investigation resulted in the indictment of 13 conspirators in connection with a meth ring in Grand Forks

Krystal FeistGRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks woman has been sentenced for her role in a murder at the Flying J Truck Stop in Grand Forks. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson sentenced 32-year-old Krystal Feist to 30 years in prison to be followed by 5 years of supervised release. Feist and Modesto Torrez were charged with the March 2016…

Grand Forks Woman Makes Plea in Drug Trafficking Murder

Authorities say the drug ring distributed mass quantities of meth in North Dakota and Minnesota

Krystal FeistGRAND FORKS, N.D. — A woman accused of killing a man over a drug deal has pleaded guilty in federal court. Krystal Feist, 32, admittedĀ guilt in three counts, including murder in furtherance of a drug trafficking conspiracy. Authorities say Feist shot 24-year-old Austin Forsman in March 2016 while he sat in a vehicle at Flying J in Grand Forks….