Murder

Minneapolis Man Accused of Setting Girlfriend on Fire Charged

Vanessa Danielson, 36, died later at the hospital

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis man who was arrested at the scene of an apartment fire has been charged with murder. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Wyndale Fayson doused his girlfriend’s bed with gas as she slept and set the bed on fire. Vanessa Danielson, 36, died later at the hospital. Police had been called to the house four hours before the fire…

Packed Courtroom for Greywind Murder Suspect’s Hearing

Greywind's mother and sister were in attendance, including friends of the family

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews was back in court. Crews and William Hoehn are charged with the disappearance and murder of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. It was a packed courtroom as Crews plead not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and providing false information to police officers. Crews’ attorney advised her not to enter the pleas herself, so…

Second Suspect in Savanna Greywind’s Murder Case Makes Court Appearance

Crews appeared in Cass County Court for her preliminary hearing with her lawyer

Brooke CrewsFARGO, ND — The second suspect in the murder and kidnapping of a Fargo woman has entered her pleas in the case. Brooke Crews, 38, of Fargo, is pleading not guilty to conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and giving false information to officers. Crews appeared in Cass County Court for her preliminary hearing with her lawyer. Crews’ boyfriend, 32-year-old…

Suspect in Savanna Greywind Murder Case Enters Pleas

Crews and Hoehn were neighbors of Savanna's

  FARGO, ND — One week before he was set to appear in court for a preliminary hearing, a suspect in the Savanna Greywind case has suddenly entered not guilty pleas. A lawyer for William Hoehn on Tuesday entered written “not guilty” pleas on behalf of his client to conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and giving false information to officers….

Convicted Murderer Serving Life in Prison for Killing Minot Woman Has Request of Court

He was sentenced in May to life in prison

MINOT, ND — A Minot man convicted of killing his ex-wife by stabbing her 44 times wants to see their kids. Richie Wilder Jr. was convicted of murder in the November 2015 death of 30-year-old Angila Wilder. He was sentenced in May to life in prison. Judge Gary Lee originally ordered a lifetime ban on contact between Wilder and his…

Suspect Identified in Possible Murder Suicide in Lennox

They say 35-year-old Stephanie Hoover shot and killed the boy and another man before turning the gun on herself

  LENNOX, SD — Authorities have identified the suspect in a possible murder suicide in Lennox that left two adults and an 8-year-old boy dead. They say 35-year-old Stephanie Hoover shot and killed the boy and another man before turning the gun on herself. The victims have not been identified, but authorities say all three are related to each other….

Murder-Suicide Suspected in Death of Couple, 8-Year-old Boy in Lennox

The sheriff says dispatchers got a call from a relative about 10 a.m.

Murder Suicide 1 Murder Suicide 2 Murder Suicide 3 Murder Suicide 4 Murder Suicide 5 Murder Suicide 6 Murder Suicide 7 Murder Suicide 8 Murder Suicide 9 Murder Suicide 10 Murder Suicide 11 LENNOX, SD — Authorities suspect murder-suicide in the deaths of three family members at a house in Lennox, South Dakota, south of Sioux Falls. The Lincoln County…

North Dakota Tribal Leaders Seek Justice For Savanna

Letter To Congressional Delegation Approved During Tribal Leaders Summit

BISMARCK, ND — Tribal leaders are calling for action after the murder of Savanna Greywind. The United Tribes of North Dakota plan to send a letter to the state’s congressional delegation seeking justice for the family of the 22-year-old. The letter was approved during the recent Tribal Leaders Summit in Bismarck. Savanna was eight months pregnant when she disappeared. Her…

Father, Grandparents Working Together to Raise Haisley Jo, Daughter of Savanna Greywind

He said when the decision was made, he cried and that he couldn't wait to get back to his daughter

FARGO, ND — The baby at the center of the Savanna Greywind murder case is home tonight with her father. The court has granted Ashton Matheny, boyfriend of Greywind, full custody of Haisley Jo. KVRR talked with Ashton outside the courthouse and how he feels on finally having a small amount of closure. It is a crime that has rocked…

Father of Savanna Greywind’s Child Granted Full Custody

Haisley Jo was found by police in the apartment of Greywind's upstairs neighbors

  FARGO, ND — Ashton Matheny, the boyfriend of Savanna Greywind and the father of her child, Haisley Jo, has been granted full custody by the court. Matheny talked with KVRR after the hearing, saying it was emotional and he is excited about the court’s decision. He left the courthouse with his lawyer to pick up Haisley Jo from Greywind’s…