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Long Prairie Man Charged in Ex-Wife's Death in Central Minn.

Updated: 08/23/2013 6:53 PM
Created: 08/23/2013 6:50 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

Prosecutors have charged a Long Prairie man with killing his ex-wife.
    
Forty-six-year-old Craig Lamont Williams was charged Friday in Todd County with second-degree murder.
    
According to the complaint, Williams called 911 Thursday and asked for an ambulance for a gunshot wound at a home south of Long Prairie.
    
The Long Prairie Leader reports a deputy going to the scene found Craig Williams and two boys walking on a highway. Williams asked to be put in the deputy's car.
    
The deputy found the body of Nancy Williams on the kitchen floor. A cast iron anvil was found near her face.
    
According to the complaint, Nancy Williams had gone to a neighbor's and said her ex-husband was threatening her. She then returned home.
    
Bail for Craig Williams was set at $2 million.

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