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Former Viking, wife identified as victims in Todd County homicide

In this Nov. 30, 1987, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals place kicker Jim Breech (3) and New York Jets' Barry Bennett (78) react after Bennett blocked his game winning field goal attempt Photo: AP/Wilbur Funches, File
In this Nov. 30, 1987, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals place kicker Jim Breech (3) and New York Jets' Barry Bennett (78) react after Bennett blocked his game winning field goal attempt

Updated: August 23, 2019 02:45 PM

A former Minnesota Viking and his wife were identified as the two victims in a homicide that occurred in Todd County, according to authorities. 

A press release from the Todd County Sheriff's Office identified the victims as Barry Martin Bennett and Carol Ann Bennett. 

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Barry Bennett was a defensive lineman in the NFL, and played for the Minnesota Vikings in 1988. He also played for New Orleans and the New York Jets. 

RELATED: 2 found dead in Todd County home, suspect identified

The Vikings issued a statement Friday morning. 

The Todd County Sheriff's Office has identified Dylan John Bennett as a suspect. 

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call the Todd County Sheriff's Office at 320-732-2157.

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