County Attorney files murder charges in Granite Falls investigation
On Wednesday, the Yellow Medicine County Attorney's Office filed charges of two counts of Murder in the 2nd Degree against Andrew Joseph Dikken.
Dikken was taken into custody around 3:00pm on Tuesday, September 17 at the Renville County Sheriff's Office in Olivia, Minnesota. He was brought to the Sheriff's Office by family members who have been cooperating with the investigation and related search for Dikken over the past two weeks. He was wanted in the September 2 double homicide of Kara Monson and Christopher Panitzke.
Andrew Dikken is being held in the Yellow Medicine County Jail, pending his appearance in district court.
Dikken's first appearance will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:00am at the Yellow Medicine County Courthouse in Granite Falls.