Skip to main content

Friends, family hold vigil for missing Oakdale woman

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Friends and family held a vigil Monday night for 27-year-old Danielle Jelinek more than a week after she disappeared, WCCO reported.

The Oakdale woman was last seen Dec. 9 at a house in Chisago Township. Police have been talking to her on-again, off-again boyfriend 28-year-old Aaron Schnagl, of Chisago Lake Township, as a "person of interest" in the case. He was arrested on a drug charge.

Warrant documents indicate trace evidence of blood were found in his home. He has told investigators that he spent that Saturday evening with Jelinek, and that they had numerous drinks and sex at his home. But Jelinek was gone when he woke up at 9:30 a.m., Schnagl told investigators.

Hundreds of volunteers have been looking for her.

Next Up

Band Box Diner Courtney Mault Flickr

MN's 'best hole-in-the-wall diner' is, sadly, currently closed

MSN recently published its pick for best diner in each state.

covid

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 27

Cases remain very high but hospitalizations have been plateaued for the past week.

state patrol

Minnesota state trooper injured at crash scene on I-35

The trooper was in his squad when another vehicle struck.

money hundred dollar bills

Charges: Man stole thousands from 3 Twin Cities banks

When he was arrested, police found a folding knife on him.

Kwesi Adofo-Mensah

Here's what Kwesi Adofo-Mensah said in his first press conference

The 40-year-old former Wall Street trader originally wanted to be an economics professor.

Caucuses

Minnesota DFL to allow non-voters to participate in its caucuses

The party is holding its precinct caucuses this Tuesday.

T Kline Robbinsdale City Council

Council member offers first comments on DWI, fleeing police charges

Prosecutors say he was drunk while fleeing police on the wrong side of the highway.

Seventh Street Truck Park shooting, St. Paul

Charges: Man schemed to illegally buy gun used in Truck Park mass shooting

He's the second person to be charged in connection to the straw-purchasing scheme.

Pexels - face mask covid holding

Walz announces $2 million to distribute KN95 masks in Minnesota

The announcement comes after federal officials have updated guidelines to recommend KN95 and N95 masks.

southwest light rail metro transit construction

Southwest LRT may now cost $2.75B, won't open until 2027

Met Council said last year it would open in 2023.

Aaron Rodgers

Broncos hiring Packers OC sparks speculation Rodgers could follow

What about both Rodgers and Davante Adams teaming up in Denver?

Related