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July 2, 2014
Warwick pleads guilty in grandmother's murder, sentenced to life
WILLMAR — Robert Warwick, 18, of Willmar, pleaded guilty to first degree murder while committing a felony in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar on Wednesday for the July 29, 2013 death of Lila Warwick, 79, in her home. Judge David Mennis sentenced him to life in prison...
July 2, 2014 - 11:06am
April 15, 2014
Letter: Compassion within a tragedy
The bewildering and bizarre tragedy of the death of Lila Warwick has led to an incredible display of profound compassion and benevolence by her loved ones. Cheri, Katie and Molly Ekbom have exemplified an overwhelming empathy and an amazing altruism in expressing their agony over...
April 15, 2014 - 8:00am
March 28, 2014
Testimony begins in Junkermeier trial
WILLMAR — Testimony began Friday morning in the first-degree murder trial of Brok Junkermeier, 19, of Willmar, who is accused of killing 79-year-old Lila Warwick of Willmar on July 29, 2013. Attorneys also gave opening statements. Assistant Attorney General Matthew Frank...
March 28, 2014 - 1:24pm
March 27, 2014
12th juror seated Thursday morning in Junkermeier trial
WILLMAR — Two jurors were seated this morning in the trial of Brok Junkermeier, accused of first-degree in the death of Lila Warwick, 79, at her Willmar home. Junkermeier, 19, of Willmar is accused of strangling and stabbing Warwick on July 29, 2013, and has been in custody...
March 27, 2014 - 12:14pm
March 26, 2014
Update: Three jurors seated on Junkermeier jury Wednesday morning in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Three jurors, one man and two women, were seated Wednesday morning in the first-degree murder trial of Brok Junkermeier. Junkermeier is accused in the strangulation and stabbing death of Lila Warwick, 79, in July 2013 at her home just outside Willmar. Jury selection...
March 26, 2014 - 12:59pm
March 25, 2014
Murder trial begins: Five jurors seated in first day of jury selection
WILLMAR — Five jurors were seated Tuesday in the first day of the first-degree murder trial of Brok Junkermeier. Junkermeier, 19, of Willmar, is accused in the strangulation and stabbing death of Lila Warwick, 79, at her home just outside Willmar. Lila Warwick’s body was found...
March 25, 2014 - 10:33pm
March 24, 2014
Jury selection begins today in Junkermeier murder trial
WILLMAR — Jury selection is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. today in the first-degree murder trial of Brok Junkermeier. Junkermeier, 19, of Willmar, is accused of murdering 79-year-old Lila Warwick in July 2013 at her home on the east edge of Willmar. Junkermeier allegedly entered...
March 24, 2014 - 11:22pm
December 2, 2013
BCA agents testify in Lila Warwick murder case
WILLMAR — Two state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents and a Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s detective testified Monday about the statements Brok Junkermeier made to investigators about his role in Lila Warwick’s July 29 murder and the search warrant served on Junkermeier’s...
December 2, 2013 - 11:54pm
August 13, 2013
State wants DNA from Junkermeier, the man suspected of murdering Willmar, Minn, woman
WILLMAR -- A Willmar teen charged with the July 29 murder of Lila Warwick will have to provide a DNA sample. During a brief court appearance...
August 13, 2013 - 11:39pm
August 3, 2013
Warwick murder planned by her grandson, three suspects appear in court
WILLMAR — Three Willmar teenagers made separate appearances Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court on murder charges relating to the strangulation...
August 3, 2013 - 2:01am
August 2, 2013
Three teens, including grandson, charged with Willmar murder; bail for one set at $2 million
WILLMAR — Judge Michael J. Thompson set unconditional bail at $2 million and conditional bail at $1 million for Brok Nathaniel Junkermeier,...
August 2, 2013 - 12:42pm
August 1, 2013
Sheriff: Warwick reportedly stabbed and strangled, suspects taken into custody Wednesday night
WILLMAR — An autopsy performed by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office showed that murder victim Lila Warwick, 79, of Willmar died of multiple...
August 1, 2013 - 11:18am