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DULUTH - The murder investigation involving the death of Josh Olson
took another twist Tuesday.
Police issued an arrest warrant for 41–year old Joshua Lee
Littlewolf on preliminary charges of second degree murder.
Police say he is one
of as many as five people who were in apartment on First Street at the time of
"We have probable cause to believe that both Nakota Benjamin,
who was charged today and Joshua Littlewolf had some role to play in the murder
of Joshua Eric Olson," said Chief Deputy Robin Roeser, of the Duluth
The 37–year-old Nakota Benjamin was formally charged in Saint
Louis County Court with second degree murder.
The criminal complaint
states police responded twice to the Skinner Apartments early Friday morning on
calls of someone crying and telling someone to get up.
Police cleared both
calls after knocking on the door with no response.
A few hours later police
report receiving a call from Benjamin, the renter of the apartment, who when
police arrived was seen walking around the apartment allegedly appearing to be
"The St. Louis County Medical Examiners conducted an
autopsy and ruled the death as a homicide. The cause of death was due to
injuries sustained from a knife wound to his neck," said Roeser.
As the investigation continues, there's some confusion in
court papers about how many knives were used and who actually used them, leaving
this homicide case wide open until a killer is convicted in court.
Roeser said, "We do know there were a number of people
in the apartment at the time the event happen.
We're still investigating it to try and piece together exactly the
involvement of the people that were there and who, or which persons were
information about this case is asked to call police right away.