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Mahnomen county double murder suspect alleged to have been looking for drug dealer

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Timothy James Thorson was on a mission, a self-described destiny he knew might turn deadly.

A fellow resident of the sober group home in rural Mahnomen County where the 52-year-old was living had told him there was a drug dealer living "down the road on the right." Citing the hardship drugs had brought his family, he hoped to rob the house and, if needed, kill its residents.


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