February 8, 2023
Suspect in custody for Moorhead murder

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley Information Reside) – Moorhead Police introduced that the suspect from the December 1 murder, 25-year-old James Kollie Jr., was taken into custody in Wahpeton at round 7:30 P.M. on December 2.

Kollie is at present being held, with pending costs, within the Richland County Jail. Kollie will later be extradited to the Clay County Correctional Facility.

The sufferer’s id has not been launched per a pending post-mortem.

Moorhead police added that the sufferer’s automobile, that they believed Kollie had taken, has nonetheless not been discovered.

The automobile is a black 2016 Honda Pilot with Minnesota license plate HFE185. They’re asking for anybody with info on the automobile’s whereabouts to name Pink River Regional Dispatch at 701-451-7660.

Suspect in custody for Moorhead murder
2016 Honda Pilot – much like sufferer’s automobile.(Valley Information Reside)

The murder Kollie is a suspect in, is from Thursday, December 1, when, round 11:00 p.m., authorities have been known as to the house within the 3800 block of thirty second Avenue South in Moorhead. Police say household discovered the lady’s physique in her dwelling after which known as authorities. Officers say there have been no indicators of compelled entry into the house.

A test of public property tax data present the homeowners of the house the place the murder happened are James and Receia Kollie.

Clay County Court docket data present James Kollie, Jr. was not too long ago charged with misdemeanor home assault. Police have been known as to 3819 thirty second Avenue South in Moorhead on Sunday, November 27, for a disturbance. Police found the lady who owns the house allowed her son, James Kollie, Jr., to reside there.

A sister who was on the dwelling known as police as a result of Kollie was threatening to kill their mom. Court docket paperwork say Kollie and the lady obtained right into a verbal argument. She says he didn’t bodily assault her, however threatened that he was going to kill her.

The sufferer defined that Kollie has a historical past of psychological sickness and when his feelings are unstable, she believed he might kill any individual if he needed to. She needed Kollie to go to the hospital for psychological well being assist, however he refused to depart the house. Officers arrested Kollie and introduced him to the Clay County Jail.

Court docket data present Kollie was launched from jail on Tuesday, November 29. A no contact order with the sufferer was in place at the moment.