Officer Thomas Decker investigation
When police arrived to interview Eric Thomes yet again, he hanged himself after an hours-long standoff. But police say that the case is not yet closed. Updated Jan. 4, 2013
Cold Spring police officer Thomas Decker, 31, was shot and killed Nov. 29, 2012, behind Winners Sports Bar on Main Street. The ambush happened when he responded to a report of a suicidal person.
A $100,000 reward has been offered. Officials are looking for a loud black van.
“It feels like we all have a hole in our hearts … and finding the killer would start the healing,” Cold Spring Police Chief Phil Jones said.
Authorities in Cold Spring are looking for a black van and are again searching the Sauk River for a shotgun.
Cold Spring police officer Thomas Decker
A document chronicles events of the night that officer Thomas Decker was shot and raises questions about the second cop's reaction.
Ryan Larson’s car was still parked Wednesday behind Winners Bar in Cold Spring, Minn., near where officer Thomas Decker was shot and killed last month. Larson, who lives in an apartment above the bar, remains the primary suspect, a source told the Star Tribune.
The part-timer with Thomas Decker the night he was killed hasn't given investigators much information, a source says.
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Stearns County Sheriff shows Ryan Michael Larson, 34, of Cold Spring, Minn.
a small memorial was left for Officer Tom Decker, who was shot and kil...
A Minneapolis drug raid didn't help solve the killing of Cold Spring officer Tom Decker.
Flowers marked the spot where Tom Decker’s body was found. A man initially arrested lives in the upstairs apartment to the right.
At the Church of St. Nicholas Cemetery in Nicholas where Cold Spring...
More than 2,000 law enforcement personnel gathered in Collegeville for the funeral of Tom Decker, shot to death last week behind a Cold Spring bar.
The body of slain police officer Tom Decker arrives at St. Nicholas Catholic Cemetery.
Investigators remain tight-lipped as the search for the slain officers' killer ramps up.
A small memorial was left for officer Tom Decker, who was shot and killed on the job last week, behind the bar likely near where he was shot and killed in Cold Spring, Minn., on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. The bar is at right.
Austin Dockendorf held a candle at the end of a candlelight vigil in h...
Ryan Larson, 34,
As family and friends gather at the dairy farm where officer Tom Decker grew up, townspeople question what set off the violence that led to his slaying.
A banner in support of the police department made by students and staf...
Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner and Cold Spring Police Chief Phil Jones talked about the shooting and the loss of officer Tom Decker during a morning press conference.
Slain Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker was remembered as a fun-loving farm boy from down the road who brought eggs to the station.
With close family friend Tom Johnson by her side Rosella Decker talked...
Ryan M. Larson has been accused of shooting Cold Spring officer Tom Decker late Thursday. "He liked guns, but he's very cautious with them," one friend of Larson's said.
Ryan Michael Larson
A Cold Spring police officer was fatally shot late Thursday when he was trying to do a routine welfare check at an apartment near a Main Street bar, Stearns County authorities said Friday morning.