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December 17, 2018
Northern Minnesota man pleads guilty to fatal shooting
December 17, 2018 - 6:19pm
December 11, 2018
Thomas Wayne Matthews
North-central Minnesota man charged with murdering his mother
December 11, 2018 - 7:13pm
December 1, 2018
Assault victim runs over murder suspect during carjacking in central Minn.
December 1, 2018 - 10:51am
November 30, 2018
Lori Jean Harris Gafkjen
Bail reduced for woman charged as accomplice in stabbing death of Willmar man
November 30, 2018 - 5:01pm
November 28, 2018
Lori Jean Harris Gafkjen
Court appearance delayed for woman charged with aiding suspect in Willmar homicide
November 28, 2018 - 7:56pm
November 21, 2018
Caleb Aaron Blue
Murder suspect defers entering a plea
November 21, 2018 - 4:39pm
November 9, 2018
Terrence "Terry" Brisk
After 2 years of investigating, central Minnesota murder remains unsolved
November 9, 2018 - 12:44pm
November 8, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Blue balloons are released into the air during a candlelight vigil in memory of David Medellin Jr. at Robbins Island Park Tuesday evening. Medellin, 24, was found dead Oct. 31 in a plowed field near Willmar. His death was later ruled a homicide.
Charges in Medellin homicide expected today
November 8, 2018 - 6:51am
November 6, 2018
David Medellin Jr. is shown in an undated photo shared by his family. A candlelight vigil for David Medellin Jr. is planned for 5 p.m. Wednesday at Robbins Island Park in Willmar.
Candlelight vigil planned for homicide victim Medellin, suspects remain in jail
November 6, 2018 - 8:30pm
November 5, 2018
Courtesy photo

David Medellin Jr. has been identified as the victim of a homicide. Two people were arrested Monday evening. Authorities have not identified the two pending formal charges of second-degree murder.
Formal charges pending in homicide of 24-year-old Willmar man
November 5, 2018 - 9:29pm
November 3, 2018
Courtesy photo

David Medellin Jr. has been identified as the victim of a homicide. The 24-year-old Willmar man's family last heard from him Oct. 24. He was supposed to meet his fiancee but never showed, and repeated texts and calls went unanswered.
'He didn't deserve this': Family describe 24-year-old Willmar homicide victim as kind, loving, helpful
November 3, 2018 - 5:20pm
November 2, 2018
David Medellin Jr., of Willmar
Update: Homicide victim ID'd as Medellin Jr. of Willmar
November 2, 2018 - 7:03pm
Kelly Boldan / Tribune

A Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office vehicle sits Thursday morning near the scene where a body was found Wednesday afternoon east of Willmar. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said Friday the case is being investigated as a homicide.play button
Death investigated as homicide, Victim ID’d as 24-year-old Willmar man
November 2, 2018 - 4:51pm
October 26, 2018
Minnesota state correctional officer Joseph Parise died after responding to assault on fellow guards by an inmate at the Oak Park Heights Maximum Security prison on Monday, Sept. 24. His death has been ruled a homicide. Submitted photo
Homicide ruled in death of corrections officer at Minnesota prison
October 26, 2018 - 6:02pm
October 17, 2018
Undated courtesy photos of Jayme Closs.
(Courtesy of the Barron County Sheriff’s Department)
Search continues for missing Wisconsin girl, slain parents were Jennie-O Turkey Store employees
October 17, 2018 - 5:23pm