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MINNESOTA NEWS BRIEFS: St. Paul man arrested for murder

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ST. PAUL --  A 24-year-old St. Paul man has been charged with murder, after police say he strangled a woman who was found dead by her 7-year-old son. 

The boy went to his grandmother's house and told her that his mom, 30-year-old Sherell Craighead, had been killed. Craighead's mother reported her murder to police, who say Sammy Henderson admitted he raped the woman and grabbed her neck during the assault.  He's being held at the Ramsey County jail.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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