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Nick Firkus Indicted In Wife's 2010 St. Paul Murder Case

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A Mounds View man has been indicted for the murder of his wife more than a decade ago.

Nick Firkus
Nick Firkus (credit Dakota Co. Attorney's Office)

A Ramsey County grand jury indicted 38-year-old Nicholas Firkus on first- and second-degree murder charges. He was arrested in May on suspicion of killing 25-year-old Heidi Firkus back in 2010 in St. Paul.

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Heidi Firkus
Heidi Firkus (credit: CBS)

Firkus told police at the time someone broke into their home and grabbed his shotgun, and that his wife was shot and killed during a struggle over the weapon.

He could face up to 40 years in prison.

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