County attorney urges rideshare users to take precautions after South Carolina student’s murder

By |2019-04-01T14:33:16-05:00April 1st, 2019|

A man is charged with kidnapping and killing a South Carolina college student who police say mistakenly got into his car, and the Blue Earth County Attorney is asking people who use rideshare services to take precautions. Blue Earth County Attorney Pat McDermott. Prosecutor Pat McDermott said, "If it's a licensed rideshare individual, they will know them by name; they should know their license plate number; they should know the vehicle description. It's easy just to make sure that those types of things match so you are getting into the correct vehicle." "They send you a picture of the [...]

Investigators continue to gather clues in the beating death of an elderly woman in rural Mankato

By |2019-03-07T17:01:04-06:00March 7th, 2019|

"There are people out there that know what happened that night." Blue Earth County Sheriff's Captain Paul Barta. Blue Earth County Sheriff's Captain Paul Barta said that although there was a blinding blizzard on the night of Saturday, February 23 someone has the information that will lead them to the killer or killers that assaulted 76-year-old Evelyn Adams in her rural Mankato home. He said dispatch got the first 911 call from a neighbor just before 11:00 p.m. and, "The individual that called in was uncertain if there was one person or two. So, we know at least one [...]

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