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June 26, 2017
Kinn sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man who kidnapped and raped a 5-year-old girl after killing the child’s babysitter was sentenced to 52 years in prison...
June 26, 2017 - 3:25pm
June 6, 2017
Bemidji man pleads guilty to murder, kidnapping, sex assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man who murdered his sex partner before kidnapping and raping a child in her care pleaded guilty to three felonies Tuesday....
June 6, 2017 - 9:05pm
May 26, 2017
Accused kidnapper gets prison time for child porn convictions
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old girl will now spend time in prison for four 2013 child porn convictions....
May 26, 2017 - 10:16am
May 11, 2017
Accused kidnapper found competent, jury trial date set
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old girl has been found competent to stand trial. According to an order...
May 11, 2017 - 5:21pm
April 24, 2017
Doctors believe accused kidnapper faked symptoms
BEMIDJI -- Doctors who treated a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old girl say he falsified symptoms of physical and mental illness and is able to participate in his defense.
April 24, 2017 - 5:22pm
March 20, 2017
Waiting for answers: Family of slain Bemidji woman wonders why no arrests, charges in her death
BEMIDJI—One morning in May 2015, Tuesdae Collopy heard from her cousin Melissa Norby. The two women usually talked multiple times a day,...
March 20, 2017 - 2:55pm
Competency hearing for accused kidnapper delayed
BEMIDJI—A hearing to determine whether a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexual assault is competent to participate his own defense...
January 20, 2017 - 4:37pm
December 29, 2016
Documents: Woman found at kidnapping scene died of homicidal violence
BEMIDJI -- A woman found dead at the scene of a June mobile home fire died of homicidal violence before the blaze, from which a 5-year-old girl...
December 29, 2016 - 12:49pm
November 4, 2016
Accused kidnapper’s mother dismissed guardianship petition
BEMIDJI -- A petition filed by the mother of Jacob Kinn -- a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assault a 5-year-old girl -- asking to be appointed his guardian, was dismissed Friday by a judge, five days after Kinn’s mother herself filed a notice dismissing it.
November 4, 2016 - 5:38pm
October 28, 2016
COURTS: Competency evaluation ordered for suspected kidnapper
BEMIDJI -- A judge ordered Friday that a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl be evaluated to determine...
October 28, 2016 - 5:11pm
October 27, 2016
Petition to appoint guardian for accused kidnapper denied
BEMIDJI -- The mother of Jacob Kinn, a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl, filed a petition Wednesday to be appointed Kinn’s guardian due to recent changes in his behavior, including weight loss and an inability to speak or perform other...
October 27, 2016 - 2:17pm
October 19, 2016
Accused Bemidji child kidnapper won’t talk to jail staff, attorneys
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl has been “unresponsive” to jail staff and attorneys,...
October 19, 2016 - 7:09pm
September 16, 2016
Suspected kidnapper Kinn faces new charge
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was arraigned Friday on one charge of first-degree criminal sexual contact with a person younger than 13. Jacob William Kinn, 33, appeared in court for an omnibus hearing related to the kidnapping charge and was then...
September 16, 2016 - 9:34pm
September 1, 2016
Police suspect Bemidji woman helped plan kidnapping
BEMIDJI—Police suspect a Bemidji woman found dead at the scene of a fire from which a 5-year-old girl disappeared was involved in planning the child's kidnapping, according to a search warrant filed Monday.
September 1, 2016 - 3:09pm
July 15, 2016
Judge denies furlough request for Bemidji man charged with kidnapping
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man charged with kidnapping a 5-year-old girl will not be granted furlough, a Ninth Judicial District judge decided Thursday....
July 15, 2016 - 3:17pm