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Timeline Of Events In Lead Up To Alayna Ertl's Murder

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — WCCO has learned new details about the hours leading up to the kidnapping of Alayna Ertl.

Zac Anderson, who has been charged in the 5-year-old’s murder, had drinks with her parents the night before. 293 more words


Watkins Community In Shock Over Girl's Murder

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A town shocked by the kidnapping and killing of a 5-year-old girl, turned out Tuesday night to remember her. Alayna Ertl died Saturday after a friend of her parents took her from their home in Watkins. 254 more words


Man Charged With Raping, Killing Co-Worker's 5-Year-Old Daughter

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 25-year-old Minnesota man has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of a 5-year-old Watkins girl.

Zachary Anderson, of Coon Rapids, was charged with one count of second-degree murder, one count of criminal sexual conduct with a person under the age of 13, one count of kidnapping to facilitate felony, one count of kidnapping to commit great bodily harm and one count of theft in the kidnapping and death of Alayna Ertl. 616 more words


Learning To Succeed

Grouchy Greg Watkins is not a conventional type of businessman. 610 more words


Community Rallies Around Watkins Family Of Girl Abducted, Killed

WATKINS, Minn. (WCCO) — A small town in central Minnesota is dealing with the death of a 5-year-old girl who was taken from her home in the middle of the night. 345 more words


Community Mourning Watkins Girl Found Dead In AMBER Alert

WATKINS, Minn. (WCCO) — A community is mourning the loss of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found after an AMBER Alert prompted a state-wide search. 144 more words


Sheriff: Body Of Missing 5-Year-Old Found

WATKINS, Minn. (WCCO) – An Amber Alert for a 5-year-old Watkins girl has turned into a homicide investigation.

The Meeker County sheriff says investigators found Alayna Ertl’s body in Cass County several hours after she was abducted from her home in Watkins overnight. 305 more words