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Homicide Victim's Vehicle was Located in Wahpeton, ND

Post Date:12/07/2022 11:54 am

With the assistance of employees of Masonite International, the victim's 2016 black Honda Pilot was located today. The Moorhead Police Department thanks the media, our law enforcement partners, and the public for their help in communicating the information and finding the vehicle. The vehicle has now been secured by law enforcement and will be transported to the MN Bureau of Apprehension for processing. The vehicle's contents, including any evidentiary items, are currently unknown.

How the suspect arrived at the Maytag Home Laundry mat in Wahpeton is still unknown. We continue to ask the public in the Breckenridge and Wahpeton area to check their property for any suspicious items the suspect may have left. Please check for any video that may have captured the suspect during the afternoon of December 1 and through the evening of December 2 when he was apprehended. The Moorhead Police Department continues receiving assistance from several law enforcement partners.

Anyone with further information should call the Red River Regional Dispatch Center at 701.451.7660 and ask to speak to the on-duty Moorhead Police Supervisor.


Captain Deric Swenson, 218.299.5186

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