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Homicide in Blue Earth – Click here for details

By Staff | Feb 20, 2012

BCA agents leave a house on Fourth Street in Blue Earth where a home invasion and homicide occurred early Monday morning.

A home invasion and homicide occurred in the 400 block of Fourth Street in Blue Earth overnight Sunday night/ Monday morning.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is assisting the Blue Earth Police Dept. and the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office with their investigation.

Police responded to a disturbance call around 12:30 a.m. Monday to the home on East Fourth St.

Several people in the residence had been assaulted, according to a statement from the BCA.

A 38-year-old male was deceased, two adult females and one juvenile female were seriously injured. A six-year-old female in the home was unharmed. The three injured victims were taken to UHD hospital in Blue Earth and then to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for further treatment.

The preliminary investigation revealed a masked man entered the home and attacked the victims with an unknown object. Investigators are working to identify suspects in the case, but no one is in custody at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office at (507) 526-6180.