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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Charges upgraded in Willmar murder

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WILLMAR, Minn. --  Charges have been upgraded for two of the three defendants in the murder of Lila Warwick of Willmar. 19-year-old Brok Junkermeier is accused of strangling the 79-year-old to death in her Willmar home during an attempted robbery in July. Lila's grandson, 17-year-old Robert Warwick, is accused of being the mastermind behind the robbery plot. A grand jury has now charged Junkermeier with 2 counts of 1st Degree Murder and 1 count of 2nd degree murder.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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