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Pipeline worker charged with second degree murder; victim's name released

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PARK RAPIDS - Richard Derek Wright, 40, of Belleville, MI was arraigned Thursday on a charge of second degree murder in the death of a Park Rapids woman early Tuesday morning.


Thursday the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office also released the name of the 40-year-old homicide victim as Sonya Marie Hennagir.

According to Sheriff Gary Mills, preliminary autopsy results report the cause of her death as "asphyxia by strangulation."

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