Man arrested for murder of missing 19-year-old woman

Dystynee Avery went missing more than two weeks ago.
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Ethan Broad

A man has been arrested for murder in the case of a missing woman from Moorhead.

Dystynee Avery, 19, was last seen in south Moorhead on Friday, Apr. 3, with the police investigation focusing on the area of the 1300 block of 28th Avenue South.

"The investigation led to the belief that foul play was involved," Moorhead PD announced, leading to the arrest of 27-year-old Ethan Broad.

He is being held at Clay County Jail on suspicion of 2nd-degree murder.

Police say that there is no threat or danger to the public.

Anyone with information should call Red River Regional Dispatch Center at (701) 451-7660 and ask to speak with a Moorhead Police Department investigator.

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