Two Arrested in Willmar Murder 01 Aug 13

Two teens have been arrested in the murder of Lila Warwick of Willmar. KWLM reports Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog saying late Wednesday evening deputies and agents of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension arrested 19-year-old man from Willmar and a 16-year-old boy from Willmar.

The 79-year-old Warwick was found dead in her home on the eastern outskirts of Willmar on Monday evening.

Autopsy results show she died of multiple stab wounds and strangulation. Hartog anticipates the 19-year-old will make his first appearance in Kandiyohi County District Court on 2nd Degree Murder and 1st Degree Burglary charges tomorrow (Friday). He’s in the Kandiyohi County Jail.

The 16-year-old faces similar charges and is at the Prairie Lakes Juvenile Detention Center in Willmar. Hartog does not know when he will be in court.