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BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) — Investigators say they aren't looking for any other suspects in a fatal attack at a home in Blue Earth.

The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a lone suspect is in the Faribault County Jail. He's awaiting charges in the home invasion early Monday morning. Authorities say a masked intruder used a blunt object to bludgeon a man, a woman and the woman's two teenage daughters. The 37-year-old man died. Thirty-eight-year-old Candice Marie Freeman of Ceylon, her 19-year-old daughter, Brittany Kay Devary and Freeman's 15-year-old daughter were injured and airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. The hospital declined to provide any information on the three.

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The man's body was taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office where an autopsy was expected to be done Tuesday.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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