Fire Death in Southern Minnesota Results in Murder Investigation
Le Center, MN (KROC-AM News) - The investigation into a fire Sunday morning in southern Minnesota has led to the arrest of a man suspected of murder and arson.
A news release from the Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office indicates deputies responded to a rural home just northeast of Le Center after a fire was reported at the property around 7:15 a.m. A resident of the home, identified as 64-year-old Bruce Traxler, was found dead at the scene.
The Sheriff's Office says the investigation led to the arrest of 25-year-old Hardy Wills-Traxler. He is expected to be formally arraigned on second-degree murder and arson charges in Le Sueur County Court tomorrow.