1 arrested, 1 at large after 4 found dead in Wisconsin cornfield

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Authorities in Minnesota have arrested a man in connection with the deaths of four people found shot in an abandoned SUV in a Wisconsin cornfield.

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Police in St. Paul took 56-year-old Darren Lee McWright, also known as Darren Lee Osborne, into custody after deputies in Dunn County, Wisconsin, issued a warrant for his arrest, authorities said. His connection to the shootings was not immediately clear, although deputies confirmed he was a suspect in the case.

Deputies have also issued an arrest warrant for Antoine Darnique Suggs, 38. Authorities said he is believed to be in the Saint Paul/Minneapolis area.

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“Suggs should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached,” Dunn County Sheriff Kevin Bygd said Thursday in a news release. He asked that anyone with information on Suggs’ whereabouts contact their local law enforcement agency.

PRESS RELEASE DATE OF RELEASE: 09-16-2021 INCIDENT #: D21-01314  SUBJECT: Homicide Investigation AUTHORIZED BY:...

Posted by Dunn County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, September 16, 2021

On Sunday, deputies found four Minnesota residents dead in an SUV abandoned in Sheridan Township. Authorities have identified the victims as 26-year-old Matthew Isiah Pettus, of Saint Paul; 30-year-old Nitosha Lee Flug-Presley, of Stillwater, Minnesota; 30-year-old Jasmine Christine Sturm, of Saint Paul; and 35-year-old Loyace Foreman III, of Saint Paul.

Preliminary examinations showed that the victims died of gunshot wounds. Deputies said the victims had no known connections to the area.

Authorities continue to investigate.