Press Release Regarding Murder Investigation - Second Suspect in Jail in Arizona


PRESS RELEASE DATE OF RELEASE: 09-17-2021 INCIDENT #: D21-01314 SUBJECT: Homicide investigation AUTHORIZED BY: Sheriff Kevin Bygd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ------------------------------------------------------------ As an update to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office’s quadruple homicide investigation, Antoine Darnique

Suggs, date of birth 06/26/1983 turned himself into Gilbert, Arizona Police Department today on our warrant. Suggs has been living in the Phoenix, AZ area recently before traveling back to Minnesota in the last couple of weeks. At this time, it’s unknown how Suggs traveled back to Arizona this week.

Suggs has not been interviewed yet so we have no new information to release at this time.

He will be transported to Maricopa County Jail in Phoenix, AZ awaiting extradition to Wisconsin.

This investigation will continue along with the assistance of St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota BCA and the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigations.

Sheriff Kevin Bygd


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PRESS RELEASE

DATE OF RELEASE: 09-16-2021

INCIDENT #: D21-01314 SUBJECT: Homicide Investigation

AUTHORIZED BY: Sheriff Kevin Bygd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

------------------------------------------------ As an update to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office’s homicide investigation, late yesterday, warrants were issued for two suspects in connection with this homicide case.

One of the suspects has been arrested on our warrant by St. Paul Police Department and is being held in the Ramsey County Jail.

The suspect arrested is Darren Lee McWright (Osborne), date of birth 03/15/1965 of St. Paul, MN.

The other suspect that we are still looking for is Antoine Darnique Suggs, date of birth 06/26/1983. Suggs is believed to be in the St. Paul/ Minneapolis area.

Any information as to the whereabouts of Antoine Suggs can be called into the local law enforcement agency or that information can also be provided to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office so we can forward that to the appropriate law enforcement jurisdiction. Suggs should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.



PRESS RELEASE DATE OF RELEASE: 09-14-2021 INCIDENT #: D21-01314 SUBJECT: Homicide investigation AUTHORIZED BY: Sheriff Kevin Bygd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ----------------------------------------------------------------------- As an update to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office’s homicide investigation, Sheriff Kevin Bygd has released the names of the four victims found in the abandoned SUV in Sheridan Township.

The victims are as follows:

Nitosha Lee Flug-Presley, female, 30 years old of Stillwater, MN

Matthew Isiah Pettus, male, 26 years old of Saint Paul, MN

Loyace Foreman III, male, 35 years old of Saint Paul, MN

Jasmine Christine Sturm, female, 30 years old of Saint Paul, MN

Autopsies were performed on all four victims on Monday by Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office and the preliminary examination shows that all four victims died from gunshot wounds.

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office is working hard on a thorough investigation with many other agencies to bring a swift end to this investigation to insure justice is served for these four victims as soon as possible.

“Our hearts go out to the family and friends of these victims. I wish we could release more details of our investigation but we have to balance the public’s desire to know the details with running the risk of harming our investigation and losing evidence for building a good homicide case”, said Sheriff Kevin Bygd.

A press conference is scheduled for 4:00p.m. today in the multi-purpose room on the first floor of the Dunn County Judicial Center at 615 Stokke Parkway, Menomonie, WI if media outlets would like to be there.



PRESS RELEASE

DATE OF RELEASE: 09-13-2021 INCIDENT #: D21-01314 SUBJECT: Death Investigation AUTHORIZED BY: Sheriff Kevin Bygd

On September 12, 2021 about 2:18PM the Dunn County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a death in the Town of Sheridan in northern Dunn County. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating a 4 victim homicide. The victims do not appear to have any connection to the area. The victims were found in an abandoned black SUV that was driven into a standing corn field off of a rural road in Sheridan township.

Please contact the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office at 715-232-1348 if you have information that might be related to this incident or may have seen a black SUV with Minnesota plates in that area. There may have been a second dark colored SUV traveling with the black SUV that may be related.

As we have learned more throughout our investigation, we do not believe there to be present danger to the public in the area.

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office, the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Wisconsin DOJ crime lab.

No other information is being released at this time. More details may be released as this investigation develops.

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