The Woodbury teenager accused of plotting to kill a stranger last August will not serve any prison time according to a plea agreement reached last Friday.
As a part of the deal Andrew James Busskohl, 19, pleaded guilty to aggravated harassment and third-degree damage to property.
Both charges are gross misdemeanors.
More information has been released regarding the circumstances surrounding the murder-suicide deaths of Claire and Betty Lou Erickson. Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen said the preliminary autopsy report was released Tuesday, March 31.
In an article written by Warren Wolfe in the Minneapolis St. Paul Star Tribune on March 27, Donna Cohen, a researcher and expert on murder-suicide among older couples, said what happened to Betty and Claire Erickson happens nationally more than 500 times a year.
A shockwave went through the community Tuesday morning when lifelong Hudson residents Claire and Betty Lou Erickson were found dead in their home on Crest View Drive overlooking the St. Croix River. It appears to be a murder-suicide.
It has been nearly 16 years since William S. “Junior” Clapp was killed in his rural Roberts home, and while the case has gone cold it is not closed. The case is one of four and possibly five unsolved homicides that occurred in the county.
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