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Members of the St. Croix EMS & Rescue Dive Team search the St. Croix River earlier this month for two handguns believed to have been used in a St. Paul murder. They found the guns near the dike road bridge.

Local divers find guns in the St. Croix

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Six members of the St. Croix County EMS Dive Team hit the jackpot earlier this month when they found two handguns on the bottom of the St. Croix River just below the dike road.


St. Paul police believe the weapons were used in a murder in St. Paul in January. The victim was shot 17 times during what they think was a drug deal gone bad.

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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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