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COONS RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Coons Rapids police have arrested the boyfriend of a 44-year-old woman found dead in her apartment.

According to police, 44-year-old Susan Courteau called police on Thursday morning to say her boyfriend had been drinking and was scaring her.

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KMSP-TV reports (http://bit.ly/qb1Am7 ) officers took the man away and cited him for trespassing, but police said he came back to her apartment later that day and stabbed her to death.

Police eventually tracked him and arrested him early Friday morning.

The man served 75 days in jail in April for assaulting his roommate. He also served time in prison for violating a protection order in another case.

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Information from: KMSP-TV, http://www.myfox9.com

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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