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Suspect in Becker County homicide taken into custody

Suspect in Becker County homicide taken into custody Photo: KSTP

June 21, 2019 06:05 PM

A suspect in a Becker County earlier this month has been arrested.

The Becker County Sheriff's Office said Ronald Wayne Elias Thompson III was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Friday in St. Cloud. He's currently being held on outstanding warrants, according to the sheriff's office.

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RELATED: Man fatally shot at home in northwest Minnesota

On June 9, deputies and White Earth police were called to a reported shooting in Maple Grove Township and found a man deceased. The victim was later identified as 27-year-old Jamie Lee Bevins Jr.

Two days after the shooting, authorities asked for the public's help finding Thompson.

The reason for the shooting has not yet been released.

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