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O'Connell probe is not starting over


Despite some reports by Twin Cities television stations last week, the Hudson Police Department says it is not starting over in its investigation of the murders of Dan O'Connell and James Ellison three years ago.

HPD Chief Dick Trende said some of the television reports following up on a press release from his department last Tuesday "left the impression that we were starting all over in our investigation." Trende said nothing could be further from the truth.

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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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