Missing woman in NW Minn. found in river, case ruled homicide

A Thief River Falls woman was found dead Sunday in rural Pennington County, and the case has been ruled a homicide. Tanya Marie Kazmierczak, 40, had been missing since Saturday morning. A 31-year-old Crookston man has been arrested in connection with the case.
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A Thief River Falls woman was found dead Sunday in rural Pennington County, and the case has been ruled a homicide. Tanya Marie Kazmierczak, 40, had been missing since Saturday morning. A 31-year-old Crookston man has been arrested in connection with the case.

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