The Free Press, Mankato, MN

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January 4, 2013

Developments in slaying of Cold Spring police officer

Details will be released at an afternoon news confrence

ST. CLOUD — Authorities may have a break in the unsolved slaying of a Cold Spring police

officer.

Officer Tom Decker was shot and killed Nov. 29 while responding to a call of

a possibly suicidal man. A suspect was quickly arrested but was released

without charges.

Officials in Stearns County have called a Friday afternoon news conference

to detail what they say are new developments in the investigation. They

declined to give details ahead of the news conference.

Sheriff John Sanner and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Superintendent Wade

Setter are schedule to appear at the 2 p.m. news conference in St. Cloud.

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