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Minot police identified deceased suspect and homicide victim



Police identified deceased suspect and homicide victim

Minot, North Dakota – A suspect and a homicide victim who were discovered dead at the scene in Minot have been identified by police.

Law enforcement were sent to a report of shots fired to a southwest side home around 7 a.m. on Sunday. Upon arrival they discovered the body of Carrie Welnel, a 50-year-old woman. After identifying a suspect, the police conducted a search.

Caleb Heyward-Treib, 23, was discovered dead in the rear yard of a home near the crime scene.

Officers say there were no obvious signs of trauma to the suspect and his cause of death will be determined following an autopsy.