Murder

BREAKING: Juvenile Suspect Known To Young Girl In Custody for Her Death in Wisconsin

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (FOX 9) – Chippewa Falls police say they have arrested a suspect in the killing of a 10-year-old girl, a shocking death that has rocked the small Wisconsin town. Chief Matt Kelm told reporters Tuesday evening the suspect was a juvenile who knew the victim 10-year-old Iliana “Lily” Peters. Ten-year-old Iliana “Lily” Peters was reported missing by her family…

Gunn found not guilty in fatal north Fargo shooting

Raymond GunnFARGO (KVRR) – A jury has found a man not guilty in a fatal shooting outside a north Fargo bar. Raymond Gunn’s attorney argued Gunn acted in self-defense and during trial suggested a “stand your ground” law passed last year by the North Dakota Legislature should apply in Gunn’s case, despite it going into effect just days after the shooting….

4th Person Sentenced In Killing of Moorhead Teen in 2020

Brandon Erbstoesser Moorhead Murder Ethan Broad dystynee Dystynee Avery MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A Fargo man is sentenced to five years of supervised probation for his role in the murder of 19-year-old Dystynee Avery in 2020. 35-year-old Brandon Erbstoesser entered an Alford plea to a count of aiding an offender, acknowledging a jury could find him guilty based on the…

Murder charges dropped in beating death of man in Hawley

Christopher GreywaterMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Clay County prosecutors have dismissed 2nd degree murder charges against Christopher Greywater, the man charged in the death of Lucas Lacroix Smith. After Greywater’s trial ended with a hung jury, prosecutors requested additional evidence to be tested by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to clarify issues that were raised during the trial. Clay County…

Bond Set For Minot Woman Arrested in 2007 Cold Case Murder

ANITA KNUTSON 031622 Anita Knutson MINOT, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — A Minot woman arrested in a 15-year-old cold case murder has her initial appearance in Ward County court. 34-year-old Nichole Rice appeared by video and heard the charge against her: class AA felony murder. The judge set bond at $120,000 cash. Rice was arrested Wednesday at Minot Air Force base for…

S.D. Man Found Not Guilty Of Killing Daughter’s Boyfriend

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP/KVRR) — A jury in Aberdeen has found Jarrett Jones not guilty of fatally shooting his daughter’s boyfriend in 2020. Jones claimed he was defending himself and his daughter. After eight hours of deliberation, the jury last night found Jones not guilty of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first- and second-degree manslaughter. According to testimony, Jon Schumacher was…

Isaak will appeal quadruple murder conviction

BISMARCK, N.D. – A man sentenced to life in prison for the killings of four people at a Mandan business plans to appeal his conviction. A notice of appeal filed Thursday by 47-year-old Chad Isaak says Isaak is questioning whether the evidence in the case was sufficient to support his conviction. A jury in August found Isaak guilty of killing…

Teen charged with shooting mother in dispute over meth

COOK, Minn. – Prosecutors in St. Louis County say they have charged a 16-year-old with attempting to kill her mother because she took methamphetamine away from her daughter. The teen is charged in juvenile court with attempted murder. The 40-year-old mother was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon west of Cook. Deputies found the teen’s car stuck in a ditch about two…