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Published February 04, 2014, 10:58 AM

66-year-old Finley man found dead; woman arrested

On February 3rd, 2014 at approximately 7:30 a.m., a 9-1-1 call came in to go to a residence in Finley, reporting that a man was deceased at the residence.

On February 3rd, 2014 at approximately 7:30 a.m., a 9-1-1 call came in to go to a residence in Finley, reporting that a man was deceased at the residence. Deputies arrived at the scene and found a deceased male in the bedroom of the residence. During the investigation, Law Enforcement determined that this death was of a suspicious nature. The body of the deceased male was transported to Grand Forks for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Sherry Midstokke, 60, wife of the deceased, was taken into custody for the alleged death of her husband, Lyle Midstokke, 66. She is presently being held in the Cass County Jail.

Charges are pending on Sherry Midstokke with the death of her husband.

A court date has not been determined at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Steele County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Traill County Sheriff’s Department and also the NDBCI.

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