CLOQUET - There has been a major development in a Northland cold case.
The Saint Louis County Sheriff's Office said Friday night that authorities in Cloquet arrested Joseph John Courture, 41, of Cloquet, for the murder of Trina Langenbrunner, a mother who was killed on Sept. 3, 2000.
Couture is a level three sex offender who is being held at the St. Louis County Jail on second degree murder and second degree criminal sexual conduct, according to a news release.
He was arrested around 3:30 p.m. Friday without incident.
Authorities will be holding a press conference on the arrest of Langenbrunner's alleged killer on Monday June 18, at 3:30 p.m.
Trina's family issued a statement to authorities saying, "We've been made aware of the arrest and ask that everyone respect our privacy in this difficult time."
FOX 21 News will have more updates as they becomes available.