UPDATE: Long Prairie Police Investigating Murder, Person of Interest In Custody
LONG PRAIRIE - A man described as a person of interest in a Long Prairie murder investigation is now in custody. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says they have found and arrested 35-year-old Jose Torres of Long Prairie.
The Minnesota BCA says police discovered a woman's body when they were called to a home in the 400 block of Todd Street South at about 8:00 p.m. Thursday. The woman was last seen with a man by neighbors outside the home around 5:30 p.m. Witnesses tell authorities they heard arguing shortly after that.
Evidence leads police to believe the woman was killed. The Anoka County Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy.