MINNEAPOLIS -- The body of a missing University of Minnesota student has been recovered. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the body found in the Mississippi River on Wednesday as 19-year-old Austin Retterath. He was reported missing on May 8th. The...
(FOX 9) - The search for a missing University of Minnesota student has been canceled after a body was found in the Mississippi River on Wednesday. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man found deceased as Austin Retterath, 19, according to a new release. The investigation concluded there was no indication of foul play.
A man died hours after being shot during a domestic dispute in Saint Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood early Friday morning. A woman called 911 at about 12:15 a.m. and told dispatchers in the Ramsey County Emergency Communications Center that a man had been shot inside a car near the intersection of Sherburne Avenue and North Mackubin Street.
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St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Ramsey County judge today ruled a Bloomington man is incompetent to face prosecution for stabbing his girlfriend and setting her on fire. 47-year-old Patrick Simmons was charged with second-degree murder for the death of 44-year-old Kelly Goodermont on March 15. He and the victim both worked at a St. Paul warehouse, or he allegedly attacked the woman by stabbing her multiple times before pouring a flammable liquid on her and igniting it. When police officers arrived at the scene they found her unresponsive and suffering from severe burns. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
A woman from St. Paul was sentenced to more than ten years in jail on Tuesday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend in the back with a kitchen knife last year after an argument. After pleading guilty to second-degree unintentional murder in the Sept. 10 shooting of Eric T. Brown, 23, of Minneapolis, on St. Paul’s East Side, Kayla J. Pope, 22, was sentenced to 128 months in Ramsey County District Court.