Man charged with wife's 2015 murder in Brewster, MN

WORTHINGTON, MN (KSFY) - A former Brewster, Minnesota man has been charged with his wife's 2015 murder.

Christopher Kruse, 46, of Worthington made his first appearance in Nobles County Court Monday on a charge of premeditated first degree murder.

A grand jury indicted him last for the 2015 murder of his wife, Janette Pigman-Kruse.

Kruse was released from jail after posting a $250,000 bond.

Nobles County deputies responded to a 911 call at the home of the couple in the early morning hours of August 19, 2015. Kruse said there was an intruder in the home and his wife had been shot.