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Police: North Dakota suspect planned carefully, hid evidence

Apr. 5, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man charged Friday with killing four people at a business that manages the mobile home park where he lives tried to avoid detection by picking up shell casings, changing his clothing, and cleaning a knife and gun with bleach, according to court documents. Court documents...

Suspect held in 4 slayings at North Dakota business

Apr. 5, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Police following evidence from surveillance video arrested a 44-year-old man Thursday in the slayings of four people at a property management business, just days after the discovery of their bodies shook a North Dakota town. Mandan Police Chief Jason Ziegler announced the arrest at a...

The Latest: Man arrested in North Dakota quadruple slayings

Apr. 4, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on bodies found at a business in Mandan, North Dakota (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Police in North Dakota say they've arrested a 44-year-old man in the slayings of four people earlier this week at a business in Mandan, near the capital city of Bismarck. Mandan Police Chief...

The Latest: Field searched near company where 4 found slain

Apr. 3, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on bodies found at a business in Mandan, North Dakota (all times local): 3:10 p.m. State and local police have searched in a field about half a mile from a North Dakota business where an owner and three employees were found slain. Authorities didn't immediately confirm...

Some North Dakota GOP lawmakers abstain from Hindu prayer

Apr. 2, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Some Republican North Dakota House members abstained Tuesday from an opening floor session prayer by a Hindu cleric, marking the second time in recent years some GOP representatives have objected to an invocation from a non-Christian. Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of...

Police: Business owner, 3 employees killed in North Dakota

Apr. 2, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Police on Tuesday identified the owner of a North Dakota property management business and three employees as the people whose bodies were found there a day earlier, and said authorities don't yet know who killed them. Police Chief Jason Ziegler released the names of the four victims,...

The Latest: Clients of slain company owner say he was kind

Apr. 2, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on bodies found at a business in Mandan, North Dakota (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Some clients of a North Dakota property management company owner who was killed along with three employees say he was kind and hard-working. Police say 52-year-old Robert Fakler owned RJR...

The Latest: Police look for motive in North Dakota deaths

Apr. 2, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on bodies found at a business in the Bismarck, North Dakota, suburb of Mandan (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Police in North Dakota say they're searching for a motive for the killings of four people at a property management company in Mandan. Chief Jason Ziegler says a suspect...

4 dead in 'multiple homicide' at North Dakota business

Apr. 2, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Four people were found dead Monday in what police called a "multiple homicide" at a North Dakota property-management business. The bodies of three men and a woman were discovered inside RJR Maintenance and Management in Mandan, a city of about 22,000 just across the Missouri River west...

North Dakota authorities say 'several people' have been found dead in a suburban Bismarck business

Apr. 1, 2019 11:39 AM EDT
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota authorities say 'several people' have been found dead in a suburban Bismarck business.