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Homicide Suspects Identified; Sheriff: Scene “Horrific, Terrible.”

Monday, February 9th, 2009 at 12:41 pm
Jennifer Ann-Lind Seiberlich and Craig Mathew Hohenwald

Jennifer Ann-Lind Seiberlich and Craig Mathew Hohenwald

Kanabec County Sheriff Steve Schulz identified the two suspects in a double homicide in Knife Lake Sunday around 10:25 p.m.

Craig Mathew Hohenwald, 27, of Brook Park and Jennifer Ann-Lind Seiberlich, 28, of Mora are in custody in the Kanabec County Jail.  Charges are expected by noon Tuesday, but may be filed as soon as Monday afternoon.

Sheriff Schulz describes the investigation:

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Schulz expects Hohenwald to face 2nd degree homicide charges.  He did not know the degree of charges expected to be filed against Seiberlich.

Names of the victims are not being released until the family is notified.  A 61-year-old male died at the scene and a 66-year-old female died at the Kanabec Hospital of “multiple stab wounds,” according to the sheriff.

A gun was also involved, but it not known if it was used in the crime.

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Sheriff Schulz address media at Monday's press conference

Sheriff Schulz says there is no relationship between the victims and the suspects except financially. “They had a financial issue,” said Schulz.

Schulz says the Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 calls from the residence.  Hohenwald and Seiberlich were arrested at the scene.  Schulz says the two were in the home from anywhere between 10-15 minutes.

Both suspects have a criminal history.

Schulz described the scene as “horrific” and said, “It’s been a very bad day.”

Hear Sheriff Schulz describe the emotion of the days events:

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1 Comment

  1. WM.ANDERSON 02/9/09 at 9:52pm

    THIS IS A VERY SAD DAY,

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