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January 28, 2014
Teen charged in murder sentenced to Prairie Lakes, remains on probation until he is 21
WILLMAR — The 16-year-old Willmar teen involved in the murder of Lila Warwick was sentenced Monday to complete the programs at Prairie Lakes...
January 28, 2014 - 12:00am
January 27, 2014
Jenkins sentenced to Prairie Lakes for role in murder of Willmar woman
WILLMAR — The 16-year-old Willmar teen involved in the murder of Lila Warwick was sentenced this morning to programs at the Prairie Lakes Youth...
January 27, 2014 - 12:03pm
January 22, 2014
Mental health reports in on Junkermeier; Jenkins set to be sentenced
WILLMAR — The mental competency reports on Brok Junkermeier, the 19-year-old Willmar man indicted with first-degree murder charges for killing Lila Warwick, have been filed in Kandiyohi County District Court. The reports are not public information, but Junkermeier’s next hearing,...
January 22, 2014 - 11:17pm
January 15, 2014
Trial underway in 1998 sister murder case in Bagley
Trial underway in 1998 murder case BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A jury trial for a 1998 murder in Clearwater County is underway in Beltrami County. Troy Martin, 41, of Bagley, will be tried for his alleged role in the death of his sister 15 years ago.
January 15, 2014 - 12:45pm
January 11, 2014
Junkermeier admission to Warwick killing allowed at trial: ruling
WILLMAR — Statements that Brok Junkermeier made to police admitting he killed a 79-year-old Willmar woman in July will be allowed at trial. District Court Judge Donald Spilseth has denied a motion by Junkermeier’s attorney to suppress Junkermeier’s statements to law officers...
January 11, 2014 - 5:56am
January 9, 2014
Local sex offender to serve life for murder in Texas
WILLMAR — A 22-year-old Texas man, who sexually assaulted a Willmar teenage girl in the summer of 2012, will serve the rest of his life in a Texas prison for murdering an elderly woman there. Esequiel Gomez Jr. pleaded guilty to murder for the August 2011 killing of Imogene Harris,...
January 9, 2014 - 11:13pm
January 8, 2014
Two teens found dead in murder-suicide near Pine Island
PINE ISLAND, Minn. -- The deaths of two college students found in a rural Pine Island shed have been ruled a homicide-suicide. Kayla Jill Koranda, 18, of Rochester, was found dead at the scene late Monday afternoon. Nicholas Bryan Roecker, 19, who lived at a home on the property,...
January 8, 2014 - 10:45am
December 20, 2013
Warwick attorney seeks to supress client’s statements
WILLMAR — The defense attorney for Robert Warwick wants a portion of Warwick’s statements to law enforcement officers to be suppressed, or not allowed, in his trial on first-degree murder charges for his role in the killing of his grandmother. During Warwick’s omnibus hearing...
December 20, 2013 - 11:11pm
Warwick attorney seeks to suppress statement in Willmar murder case
WILLMAR — The defense attorney for Robert Warwick wants a portion of Warwick’s statements to law enforcement officers to be suppressed, or not allowed, in his trial on first-degree murder for his role in killing his grandmother. Attorney Daniel Mohs argued this afternoon...
December 20, 2013 - 3:55pm
December 10, 2013
Jenkins, one of the three teens charged in Warwick murder, enters plea
WILLMAR — One of three teens charged in the killing of a Willmar woman last summer has pleaded guilty. Devon Jenkins, 16, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of unintentional second-degree murder for his role in the July 29 killing of Lila Warwick at her Willmar residence. Under...
December 10, 2013 - 11:13pm
December 8, 2013
Court date Tuesday for juvenile charged in Warwick death changed to plea hearing
WILLMAR — One of the teens accused in the death of a Willmar woman this summer is apparently going to plead guilty: The Kandiyohi County court calendar now lists a plea hearing in the matter. The court hearing scheduled Tuesday morning for Devon Jenkins, 16, of Willmar, has been...
December 8, 2013 - 4:10am
November 25, 2013
Sentencing today for man who killed wife in Ramsey Co.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors in Ramsey County are seeking a 30-year prison term for the man convicted of killing his wife and dumping her body in the Mississippi River. Sentencing guidelines call for a maximum 15 years in prison. Jeffery Trevino is scheduled to be...
November 25, 2013 - 8:00am
November 21, 2013
Judge orders mental exam for Junkermeier in Warwick murder case
WILLMAR — A judge has ordered a mental examination of the teen charged with killing a Willmar grandmother in her home by stabbing and strangling her. District Judge Donald Spilseth ordered on Wednesday that Brok Junkermeier, the 19-year-old Willmar man charged with first-degree...
November 21, 2013 - 11:14pm
November 18, 2013
Murder charges recommended in Minnesota Nazi case
BERLIN (AP) — A German federal prosecutor in charge of investigating Nazi crimes says he is recommending murder charges against a Minnesota man shown in a June AP report to be a former commander in a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children.
November 18, 2013 - 8:19am
November 13, 2013
Grand jury indicts Dikken on six counts of first-degree murder
GRANITE FALLS — A Yellow Medicine County grand jury has indicted Andrew Joseph Dikken on six counts of first-degree murder in a September double...
November 13, 2013 - 11:32pm