Police Identify Woman Killed Outside an East St. Cloud Business
She has been identified as 28-year-old Nicole Hammond of St. Cloud.
The St. Cloud Police Department was called to Dubow Textile around 7:00 a.m. Monday and arrived to find Hammond's body in the parking lot. Authorities say she died at the scene.
The suspect, 36-year-old Michael Carpenter of St. Cloud, has been charged with one count of 2nd-degree murder and is being held at the Benton County Jail.
Court records show Carpenter and Hammond worked together at Dubow and she had rebuffed his romantic advances.
A memorial has been set up outside the business for Hammond.