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'Cold case' murder hits home in DL

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As a fan of the television series "Cold Case," Detroit Lakes' Fran Hoppert is used to seeing decades-old murder cases solved on a weekly basis -- at least on-screen.


In real life, of course, it's a bit more rare. So Hoppert was understandably stunned when her sister telephoned her from Oregon with the news: After nearly three decades, the long-unsolved mystery of who murdered their aunt and uncle had been solved.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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