Murder

Fargo Girlfriend Arrested for Murder

Police were called to the fatal stabbing at 3:30 Saturday morning

FARGO, N.D. — A woman is arrested for murder after a fatal stabbing in Fargo. 32-year-old Terin Stately is accused of killing her boyfriend 27-year-old Keanen Poitra. Police say they responded to a disturbance in the 1600 block of 33rd Avenue South in Fargo at 3:30 in the morning Saturday. When officers arrived, they found Poitra with a serious stab…

Suspect in Grand Forks shooting charged with two counts of murder

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The North Dakota States Attorney’s Office has filed eight criminal charges against Salamah Qareed Pendleton related to the shooting death of a Grand Forks Police Officer and another woman. After an investigation, Pendleton has been charged with two counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder, criminal mischief, terrorizing and reckless endangerment. The murder charges carry a maximum…

Suspected Shooter Charged with 5 Felonies Including Murder

The charges were filed on Wednesday.

FARGO, N.D.–The Cass County State’s Attorney has released the list of charges filed against 21-year-old Reng Zechariah Ayong. Ayong was arrested after one person was killed and another injured during a shooting on Tuesday. The State’s Attorney is charging Ayong with five felonies and one misdemeanor. The felonies include murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, reckless endangerment, theft of property and…

Human Remains at Clay County Landfill Identified as Dystynee Avery, Fourth Person Charged in Murder

Avery was last seen on April 3.

1/5 David Erno Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Brandon Erbstoesser Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Andrea payne Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Ethan Broad Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Dystynee Avery Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn.–The human remains found in the Clay County Landfill on April 22 have been identified as those of Dystynee Avery. Avery was last seen…

Family Of Murdered Moorhead Teen Speaks Out Against Suspects

"I will never ever forgive them for what they did to my daughter. They took her life way too soon," Dystynee's Mother Doreen said. 

  MOORHEAD,Minn. — “It’s just mind blowing… it’s just like why? Why would you do that to her,” Dystynee’s Mother Doreen said. Avery’s family is still reeling with the idea the people who may have murdered her daughter were some of the closest people in her life in the F-M area. “I have felt every emotion, I’m not able to…

Moorhead man charged with killing, dismembering missing woman

Friends and family last heard from Dystynee Avery on April 3rd, according to court documents

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police say a Moorhead man admits to murdering and dismembering a woman who had been missing for weeks. 27-year-old Ethan Broad is charged with second degree murder. According to court documents, Broad says he cut up 19-year-old Dystynee Avery’s body and placed the pieces in dumpsters near his apartment. The complaint says Avery was last heard from…

Complaint Says Moorhead Man Dismembered Murder Victim, Placed Body Parts in Dumpster

If convicted, Broad could face up to 40 years in prison.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Charges have been filed against a Moorhead man in connection with the death of a woman who had been missing since April 3. Twenty-seven-year-old Ethan Broad is charged with second-degree murder without intent while committing a felony. According to court documents, Broad told Moorhead police that he killed 19-year-old Dystynee Avery in self-defense before he dismembered the victim by…

Man Charged with Murder after Victim Dies Following Assault in Hawley

UPDATE: The Hawley Police Department says 52-year-old Lucas James Lacroix of Moorhead who was assaulted on April 2 has died from his injuries. The Clay County Attorney’s Office filed formal charges against the two people arrested during the investigation on Monday. Fifty-year-old Christopher Vincent Greywater has been charged with 2nd degree murder without intent while committing a felony. Forty-year-old Devonna…

Perham Victim Stabbed In Both Eyes, Shot 16 Times

criminal complaint filed against 40-year-old Derek Sweere

Derek SweereOTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — Disturbing details about a murder in a house in Perham, Minnesota are spelled out in the criminal complaint filed against 40-year-old Derek Sweere. He is accused of stabbing his roommate, Brandon Snyder, in both eyes with a knife after an argument over a missing gun. Sweere then went to get a rifle and shot…

Man Held For Murder In Otter Tail County Jail

Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating

Derek SweerePERHAM, Minn. — A murder investigation is underway in Perham, Minnesota. Derek Sweere is in custody in the Otter Tail County Jail for 2nd degree murder. A man’s body has been taken to the Midwest Medical examiner’s Office for an autopsy and formal identification. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: DEREK SWEERE,…