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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • 1 dead, Headbird, 2 severely injured in large brawl in northern Minn.

  • Beltrami County sheriff's deputies and Leech Lake tribal officers responded to a residence near Bemidji about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
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  • Sheriff's officials say one man is dead and two others are seriously injured in a large brawl fueled by alcohol in northern Minnesota.
    Beltrami (bel-TRAH'-mee) County sheriff's deputies and Leech Lake tribal officers responded to a residence near Bemidji (beh-MIJ'-ee) about 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say they found a large group of "extremely intoxicated individuals who were bleeding and in various states of distress."
    Forty-four-year-old Leslie Headbird was among those beaten. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Cass Lake Hospital. A male and female were also taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
    Authorities say two suspects have been taken into custody, including a 19-year-old man was arrested in Cass Lake after he tried breaking into a residence and attempted to steal a car from a motorist on the street.

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