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Man sentenced to 3 decades for fatal Otter Tail County beatings

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A man with a history of mental illness has been sentenced to more than three decades in prison for killing a woman and her adult son in Otter Tail County. A judge earlier rejected William Hillman’s mental illness defense and found him guilty of fatally beating 42-year-old Denise McFadzen and 21-year-old Dalton McFadzen at their home…

Man Committed To State Hospital In Double Murder

32 year-old-William Hillman beat 42-year-old Denise Mcfadzen and her 21 year-old son, Dylan, with a pipe wrench.

FERGUS FALLS, MN — A man who murdered a woman and her son near Perham in April has been found incompetent to stand trial and been committed to the State Hospital in St. Peter. 32 year-old-William Hillman beat 42-year-old Denise Mcfadzen and her 21 year-old son, Dylan, with a pipe wrench. Hillman had been living with the Mcfadzen’s. Hillman had been…

Perham Murder Victims’ Neighbor Discusses Interaction With Suspect

21-year-old William Hillman will undergo a 60-day psych evaluation

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — 21–year–old William Hillman of Pine River is accused of murdering a 42–year–old Denise Mcfadzen and her son, 22–year–old Dalton Mcfadzen in rural Perham. “What happened over there at the Mcfadzen’s, that’s terrible. That’s just totally horrific and I wouldn’t wish that on anybody,” said Peggy Jay, one of the Mcfadzens’ neighbors. Police arrived to the Mcfadzen…

Charges Filed In Double Homicide in Perham

Hillman is charged in the deaths of Denise McFadzen, 42, and her 21 year old son Dalton McFadzen.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Otter Tail County, MN — William Hillman, charged in the murders of a mother and son, said he blacked out and didn’t remember what happened. Hillman is charged in the deaths of Denise McFadzen, 42, and her 21 year old son Dalton McFadzen. A criminal complaint revealed that Hillman beat the pair with a pipe wrench….

Identities of Double Homicide Victims Near Perham Are Released

GoFundMe Account Has Been Started To Help With Funeral Expenses For Mother And Son

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption PERHAM, Minn. — Otter Tail County authorities have identified the two victims of a double homicide early Tuesday near Perham. They are 21-year-old Dalton Mcfadzen and his mom 42-year-old Denise Mcfadzen. The deaths have been ruled homicidal violence. The suspect in the deaths, 21-year-old William Hillman of Pine River, Minnesota,…

Pine River Man Charged in Connection With Perham Double Murder

21–year–old William Hillman of Pine River was taken into custody for the second degree murder of both victims

PERHAM, Minn. — Police received a phone call at 5:30 this morning about an assault in rural Perham. But when they arrived at the home, they discovered two bodies. “We’re a rural community. We’re close knit. We work together and play together and for this to happen, it’s unreal. You don’t think of this at all.” 21–year–old William Hillman of Pine…