Murder

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.

DAVID ERNO David Erno Brandon Erbstoesser Brandon Erbstoesser Andrea Payne Avery Murder Andrea Payne Moorhead Murder Ethan Broad dystynee Dystynee Avery 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 on April 3. Twenty-seven-year-old Ethan Broad has been charged with second degree murder. Broad…

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

Christopher GreywaterUPDATE: 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…

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,…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested For Killing Domino’s Pizza Delivery Driver

Thirty-year-old Casey Bonhorst was killed February 26 as he was making a delivery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A 21-year-old Sioux Falls man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver. Jahennessy Deunique LaPaul Bryant was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Thirty-year-old Casey Bonhorst was killed February 26 as he was making a delivery to a home on the city’s east side. As Bonhorst walked back to his car,…

Funeral For Young Shooting Victim To Be Streamed From Grand Forks Church

15-year-old Jonah Borth Was shot and killed Sunday in Northwood, North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The funeral service for the young man shot and killed Sunday in Northwood, North Dakota will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Grand Forks. It’ll be streamed on the church’s website. 15-year-old Jonah Borth will also be honored by the Grand Cities Children’s Choir. He had been a member along with…