Grand jury convenes at Becker County Courthouse
A grand jury has been convened in the Becker County Courthouse, but proceedings are secret and court officials are not even confirming that the grand jury is in session.
Grand juries are used to make charging decisions in difficult cases, but a grand jury indictment is also required in Minnesota in order to level a first-degree homicide charge.
On Tuesday, a White Earth police officer waited with bailiffs outside the third floor courtroom for his turn to testify.
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