Man arrested in sheet-wrapped body case

Published 10:30 am Thursday, September 19, 2013

ST. LOUIS PARK — Police have arrested a 54-year-old Minneapolis man in the death of a woman whose body was found wrapped in a sheet near railroad tracks in St. Louis Park.

Authorities identify the victim as 46-year-old Nerissa Annette Shaw of Minneapolis. Her body was found Tuesday behind a building in a wooded area.

After identifying the victim, police were able to determine that she was involved in what authorities describe as a long and violent relationship with the suspect.

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St. Louis Park police arrested the man without incident Wednesday.

The man remains in custody. The case is expected to be presented to Hennepin County prosecutors in the new few days.