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6-Year-Old Boy Found Dead in Trunk of Mom’s Car Had Been Shot Up to 9 Times: Authorities

A young murder victim found dead in the trunk of car had been shot up to nine times, authorities said after arresting the boy’s mother. Defendant Julissa Angelica Genrich Thaler, 28, is charged with second-degree murder in allegedly killing Eli Hart, 6, according to The Star Tribune. A 27-year-old man was also arrested in the case, but prosecutors in Hennepin County, Minnesota, say there currently isn’t enough evidence to formally charge him.
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Eli Hart Killing: Mother Accused Of Murdering 6-Year-Old Son Makes Court Appearance

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As the investigation widens, a Minnesota mother made a court appearance Tuesday afternoon after she allegedly murdered her 6-year-old son, Eli Hart. Julissa Thaler, 28, is charged with second-degree murder in Hennepin County. Her virtual appearance in court began at 1:30 p.m., four days after the body of her son was found in the trunk of a car in Orono. Julissa Thaler (credit: Hennepin County) Thaler appeared in court via Zoom wearing an orange prison jumpsuit and a medical mask. Her public defender Shauna Kieffer asked for a delay to access “mental health records before we argue bail.” Thaler then asked...
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Mother Charged In Eli Hart’s Death After Body Found In Trunk Shot Multiple Times

Originally published on May 23 MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The mother of 6-year-old Eli Hart has been charged in the boy’s death after he was found dead in a car trunk while police were executing a traffic stop near Orono Friday morning. On Monday, 28-year-old Julissa Thaler was charged with second-degree murder in Hennepin County. She was arrested by Orono police early Saturday morning. (credit: Hennepin County) Orono police say they stopped a car traveling near Shoreline Drive and Bartlett Boulevard Friday morning after a caller reported the car had a shattered rear window and blown-out tire. According to the criminal complaint, officers saw what appeared...
ORONO, MN

Mother charged with murder in death of 6-year-old

ORONO, Minn — Murder charges have been filed against a Spring Park woman in the shooting death of her young son. A criminal complaint filed in Hennepin County District Court Monday lays out the case against 28-year-old Julissa Angelica Genrich Thaler, identified by family members and court documents as the biological mother of 6-year-old Eli Hart. Mound police officers found the boy's body in the trunk of a car Thaler was driving early Friday.
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911 lines down in Hennepin County

HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Hennepin County 911 phone lines are out of service Tuesday morning. Several area police departments tweeted early May 24 that the 911 phone lines are currently down, including Plymouth, Crystal and Hopkins Police. "Updates will be released as they become available. Note: Please do not...
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Police: 911 services restored in Hennepin County

(FOX 9) - 911 service has been restored in Hennepin County after a brief outage Tuesday morning. Around 9:45 a.m., several metro police departments posted updates on social media indicating that 911 services were down in Hennepin County. Police departments began posting that service had been restored around 10:16 a.m.
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MN Mother of Slain 6-year-old Faces Intentional Murder Charge

Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - Preliminary bail has been set at $2 million for a Twin Cities woman accused of the shotgun slaying of her young son. Hennepin County prosecutors today filed a second-degree intentional murder charge against 28-year-old Julissa Thaler of Spring Park. She was arrested on Friday following a traffic stop in Mound that led to the discovery of the six-year-old boy's body in the trunk of the vehicle. A shotgun was also found in the trunk.
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Police: Hennepin County 911 System Restored After Brief Outage

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hennepin County’s 911 phone service has been restored after a brief outage Tuesday morning. Shortly after 9:30 a.m., police in Hopkins, Plymouth and Crystal reported that Hennepin County’s 911 phone service was down. By 10:20 a.m., police said it was restored. UPDATE: The Hennepin County 911 system has been restored and is now fully operational. https://t.co/xP6u1r5jsF — Plymouth Police, MN (@PlymouthMNPD) May 24, 2022
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Hennepin County Sheriff, who crashed his vehicle near Alexandria, takes paid leave

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Hennepin County Sheriff, who crashed his squad car near Alexandria late last year, is taking a paid leave of absence. Sheriff Dave Hutchinson will be taking an indefinite leave for health issues. Sheriff Hutchinson announced earlier this year he will not be seeking another term in office after a drunk driving crash conviction last year.
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