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2 arrested, ID released of man found slain in NE Anoka County

  • Article by: PAUL WALSH
  • Star Tribune
  • April 5, 2013 - 8:33 PM

A husband and wife have been arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting in the killing of a Vadnais Heights man whose body was found in northeastern Anoka County, authorities said Friday.

Also, the victim discovered Monday night next to his car on a Columbus cul-de-sac has been identified as Doua Yang, 50, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities are declining to reveal any details about how Yang died or the circumstances that led to his killing.

The 42-year-old man and his 34-year-old wife, who live in Columbus, were booked on suspicion of aiding and abetting second-degree murder. The husband was arrested Wednesday, and the woman the next day. They have not been charged.

Yang’s body was found on Camp 3 Road, west of Zodiac Street NE. That’s about 1½ miles southwest of where the two suspects live.

Paul Walsh

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