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Detroit Lakes murder suspect David Lee Stensrud will be undergoing a psychiatric evaluation as part of the murder charges against him.

Murder suspect to undergo mental evaluation

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The man accused of killing a woman with a crossbow in his downtown Detroit Lakes apartment last April will be undergoing a court-ordered evaluation by a licensed psychologist.


According to Becker County Attorney Gretchen Thilmony, attorneys for 57-year-old David Lee Stensrud of Detroit Lakes have filed a Notice of Mental Illness Defense and a Rule 20.02 motion for an examination of the defendant by a qualified psychologist. 

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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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