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Federal transcript of Heinrich's confession in Wetterling case released

MINNEAPOLIS -- At a plea hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Danny James Heinrich admitted to kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing Jacob Wetterling on Oct. 22, 1989. Heinrich, 53, made the confession as he pleaded guilty...

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Flowers stand along the road Monday, Sept. 5. 2016, overlooking the site where the remains of Jacob Wetterling were found near Paynesville, Minn. Wetterling, 11, was abducted near his home in St. Joseph, Minn. in Oct. 1989. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service

MINNEAPOLIS -- At a plea hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Danny James Heinrich admitted to kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing Jacob Wetterling on Oct. 22, 1989. Heinrich, 53, made the confession as he pleaded guilty to a federal child pornography charge.

Related stories: Danny Heinrich    Jacob Wetterling

For the full transcript of his testimony, see the file below:

Heinrich Testimony Sept. 6, 2016 by West Central Tribune on Scribd

Related Topics: ST. JOSEPHPAYNESVILLECRIME
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