Captain Barta says although the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office and Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office continue to investigate, preliminary findings appear consistent with a murder suicide.
Morgan Elizabeth Stolee was last seen February 7 when she abruptly left work around 10 p.m. Police say she has not had any contact with friends or family, who are concerned because leaving without any communication is unlike her.
The H.E.A.T. (High Risk Entry and Arrest Team) was called to the scene around 1:15 pm Thursday and took Lovrien into custody around 11 pm Thursday night.
A number of Mankato gymnasts punched their tickets to next week's state meet up at the U of M after Thursday night's section 2A meet in Waconia.