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Scott Patrick's brother Mike Brue speaks to the media following thguilty verdicts in the Brian Fitch Senior murder trial.  Photo by Joshua Akkerman, WJON News
Scott Patrick's brother Mike Brue speaks to the media following thguilty verdicts in the Brian Fitch Senior murder trial. Photo by Joshua Akkerman, WJON News
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UPDATE: Brian Fitch Senior Found Guilty of Murder [VIDEOS]

A Stearns County jury has found Brian Fitch Senior guilty on all nine counts against him. Fitch was charged with nine felony counts, including first degree murder, in the shooting death of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick.

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Law enforcement supporters holding signs outside the Stearns County Courthouse during the Brian Fitch Senior trial. Photo by WJON.com's Dan DeBaun.
Law enforcement supporters holding signs outside the Stearns County Courthouse during the Brian Fitch Senior trial. Photo by WJON.com's Dan DeBaun.
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Testimony Concludes in Fitch Trial, Jury to Get Case Monday

Both the prosecution and the defense have rested their case in the Brian Fitch Senior murder trial. Closing arguments are set for Monday morning, before the jury begins deliberations.

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Pete Nyblom
Pete Nyblom
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UPDATE: Inmate Testifies, Says Brian Fitch Asked Him to Kill Witnesses

Prosecutors continue to present their case in day five of the Brian Fitch Senior murder trial in St. Cloud. Fitch is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Mendota heights Police Officer Scott Patrick.

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Stearns County Jail photo
Stearns County Jail photo
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Investigator: Cash, Brass Knuckles and Map Found in Fitch’s Pants Pocket

A handful of witnesses took the witness stand in the morning session of the Brian Fitch Senior murder trial today. Testimony centered around shell casings and guns found at the scene of the police shootout.

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Stearns County Courthouse, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Stearns County Courthouse, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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UPDATE: Jury Hears From Passengers With Fitch During Shootout

The trial for accused cop killer Brian Fitch has resumed in St. Cloud this morning on what would have been slain officer Scott Patrick's 48th birthday.

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Stearns County Courthouse, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Stearns County Courthouse, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Ex-Girlfriend Testifies About Gun, Threats Against Police in Fitch Trial

Some key witnesses for the prosecution took the stand on day two of the Brian Fitch Senior murder trial, including Fitch's ex-girlfriend and the couple who sold Fitch a green Pontiac Grand Am.

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Stearns County Jail photo
Stearns County Jail photo
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UPDATE: Eye Witnesses Take the Stand In Day One Of Fitch Murder Trial

Court adjourned on the first day of the Brian Fitch murder trial at the Stearns County Courthouse. The jury listened to 10 witness statements that included people from the scene, officers and a Ramsey County Medical Examiner.

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Stearns County Man Charged in Murder-For-Hire Plot

A Stearns County man has been charged with plotting a murder-for-hire against the fiancee of his former lover.

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Nils Njus, Stearns County Jail
Nils Njus, Stearns County Jail
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Kidnapping Suspect Reaches Plea Deal in Drug Deal Beating

One of three suspects charged in a Sauk Centre kidnapping and assault has agreed to a plea agreement.

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Stearns County Jail booking photos: Jonathon Hanson, Deandre Jones
Stearns County Jail booking photos: Jonathon Hanson, Deandre Jones
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Two Men Charged in Waite Park Motel 6 Shooting

Two men have been formally charged in a shooting incident which injured a man outside the Motel 6 in Waite Park Friday.

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