St. Cloud police find Blaine woman dead after man tells them he killed someone at his home

September 30, 2018

A 38-year-old St. Cloud man went to the citys police on Saturday morning and told them he had killed a female acquaintance at his home, authorities said.

When police went to the mans home, they found a 45-year-old Blaine woman dead there, police said in a statement Saturday night.

The man was being held at the Stearns County jail on suspicion of first-degree murder. The Star Tribune generally does not identify people until charges are filed.

The womans name was not released. An autopsy is planned to determine the cause and manner of her death, police said.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Stearns County Sheriffs Office is helping with the investigation.

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