One year after the tragic murder of Elk River Officer Todd Besser and his son, Blake, were murdered by son/brother Christopher in a St. Michael home, the communities they impacted […]
Christopher Besser Sentenced to 61 Years for Pair of St. Michael Murders
The St. Michael resident who gunned down his father and brother the night before Mother’s Day has been sentenced to more than 60 years in prison. The sentencing for Christopher […]
BREAKING: Grand Jury Indicts St. Michael Shooter on Two Counts of First-Degree Murder
Wright County Attorney Tom Kelly announced Thursday, July 21 that a Grand Jury convened this summer to review the shootings of two men in St. Michael has returned an indictment […]
Hundreds Attend Besser Funeral, Hundreds More Line Streets to Say Good Bye
Officer Todd Besser and his son, Blake, victims of a tragic shooting in St. Michael, were honored in Elk River Sunday afternoon.
Police officers in their dress blues from around the state of Minnesota, along with hundreds of friends, family members and colleagues were on hand to say good-bye to Elk River […]
Attorney: Christopher Besser to Face Murder Charges in St. Michael Shootings
The 21-year-old will appear on second-degree murder charges, but Wright County Attorney Tom Kelly will convene a grand jury in June.
Christopher Besser used a 30/30 rifle to gun down his father and brother Saturday night in a pair of murders that have shaken three communities. Besser, 21, shot his father, […]
Funeral Services Scheduled for Victims of St. Michael Shooting
Officer Todd Besser and his son, Blake, will be laid to rest Sunday, May 17 in Elk River.
The Elk River Police Department has announced funeral arrangements for Officer Todd Besser, 49, and his son, Blake, 27, the two victims in the shooting Saturday evening in St. Michael. […]
Elk River Police Department Issues Statement on Loss of Comrade
Press conference regarding murders in Wright County set for Tuesday morning.
The Elk River Police Department has issued a formal statement on the tragic loss of Officer Todd Besser a 16-year veteran of the department. It is with heavy hearts that […]
UPDATE: Elk River Officer Todd Besser One of Two Men Shot in St. Michael
The Wright County Sheriff's Office has one man in custody after yesterday's shooting.
UPDATE (5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 10): An Elk River Police Officer’s son has been identified as the gunman in an incident that left two men dead in a St. Michael […]