MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- One person is in custody and a warrant has been issued for another suspect in connection to four Minnesotans found dead inside an abandoned vehicle in western Wisconsin.
On Thursday morning, the Dunn County Sheriff's Office said that the warrants were issued late Wednesday. One suspect, a 56-year-old St. Paul man, was arrested and is being held in Ramsey County Jail. The sheriff's office says another suspect, 38-year-old Antoine Suggs, is believed to be in the Twin Cities area.
Anyone with information on Suggs' whereabouts is asked to call local law enforcement. He is considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached, authorities said.
The four Minnesotans were discovered over the weekend in an abandoned SUV in the town of Sheridan in northern Dunn County. All died from gunshot wounds, Dunn County officials said.
The victims have been identified as 30-year-old Nitosha Presley of Stillwater, 35-year-old Loyace Foreman III, and siblings 26-year-old Matthew Pettus and 30-year-old Jasmine Sturm. Foreman, Pettus and Sturm are all from St. Paul.
The victims were last seen in St. Paul on Saturday. One worked at the Shamrock's Bar and Grill on West Seventh Street that night.
Presley was a mother, who leaves behind two children ages 4 and 11. Her father Damone Presley described her as "a beautiful mother, granddaughter, just an inspiration and joy in my life."
Foreman was also a father, described as "loving, funny, connected and human," by his mother, Jessica Foreman. A GoFundMe for Foreman's burial and to provide for his children has been created.
The other two victims, Pettus and Sturm, were siblings.
Police have been looking for information about the vehicle as well as a second dark SUV that may have been traveling with the first.
WCCO-TV does not typically name suspects until they have been formally charged. Due to public safety, we are naming the suspect who is being sought by authorities.
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