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Gunshot wound results in death of Cass Lake woman

CASS LAKE--A 25-year-old Cass Lake woman with a gunshot wound died Sunday at a residence in the Cass Lake area and the suspect is in custody. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports authorities responded to a report of a shooting at a residence at ...

Brandon Joseph Roy
Brandon Joseph Roy

CASS LAKE-A 25-year-old Cass Lake woman with a gunshot wound died Sunday at a residence in the Cass Lake area and the suspect is in custody.

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports authorities responded to a report of a shooting at a residence at 8:17 a.m. Upon arrival, deputies located the woman who had a gunshot wound to the head inside the residence. Life-saving efforts were performed, but the victim died at the scene. A suspect, Brandon Joseph Roy, 24, of Cass Lake, was taken into custody in connection with the death. Roy is currently being held in the Cass County Jail pending formal charges. Burch reports the incident remains under investigation with an autopsy pending. The

identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

Cass County was assisted at the scene by Leech Lake Ambulance Service, Leech Lake Tribal Police, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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