ST. CLOUD (WJON News) -- A 15-year-old has been identified a suspect in the murder investigation of a St. Cloud man last month.

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Police arrested the St. Cloud teen on January 18th, on an unrelated case. Police say he was being held for reckless discharge of a gun, possession of a gun, and prohibited possession of a gun due to prior felony convictions.

Through their investigation, police determined the teen was involved in the death of 53-year-old Craig Hortman.

Hortman was shot and killed at a St. Cloud apartment in the 300 block of 14th Avenue Southeast the day before the teen was arrested.

St. Cloud police say the 15-year-old is now being held on 2nd degree murder charges.





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