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Alexandria man arrested in Osakis murder

LONG PRAIRIE — The Todd County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeffery Allen Brooks, 52, of Alexandria Friday for the May 20 murder Diane Fortenberry in Osakis. The arrest was made in Alexandria. Brooks will be held at the Todd County Detention Center and will be arraigned early next week on charges of second degree murder.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Alexandria Police Department, agents of the Central Minnesota Drug and Gang Task Force and the Minnesota BCA.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.