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Victim formally identified in Brewster homicide

BREWSTER -- According to Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening, the Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the woman who died early Wednesday morning in her Brewster home as Janette Krista Pigman-Kruse, 40, of 652 Second Ave. Pigman-Kruse d...

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BREWSTER - According to Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening, the Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the woman who died early Wednesday morning in her Brewster home as Janette Krista Pigman-Kruse, 40, of 652 Second Ave. Pigman-Kruse died as a result of homicide due to a gunshot wound.
The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) are investigating the circumstances surrounding Pigman-Kruse’s death.
At around 2:40 a.m. Wednesday, Nobles County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call reporting that a woman, now identified as Pigman-Kruse, had been shot. Two other individuals in the home at the time were not injured.
The sheriff’s office reports there have been no arrests and no one is in custody at this time. This is an active and ongoing investigation. The sheriff’s office reports that although there does not appear to be any threat to the public at this time, it is always a good idea to remain vigilant and contact law enforcement about any suspicious activity.

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