A crime remembered: TV show again puts 1999 case, sheriff in spotlight
BEMIDJI -- The teeth were in the ashes.
They belonged to Katie Poirier, and were the last remnants of her body.
"The bones were so badly degraded by fire that there was no DNA evidence left," said Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp. "Same thing for the tooth. But it had a filling in it."
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.