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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 has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
(715) 273-4334
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