Paynesville Murder Suspect Appears in Court


(Paynesville MN-) A Paynesville man who is accused of starting his daughter’s mobile home on fire, killing her, appeared in Stearns County District Court Monday.

The West Central Tribune says the next court appearance for 46-year-old John Newport was set for October 14th.

Newport is charged with Second Degree Murder While Committing a Felony for allegedly starting his daughter Jamey Newport’s trailer on fire July 23rd.

Jamey was trapped in the blaze and was killed.

John Newport is being held in the Stearns County Jail on 2 million dollars bail.


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