Home invasion reported, 1 person dead

Published 9:29 am Monday, January 30, 2017

MADELIA — Sheriff’s officials said they have arrested a homeowner who reported a home invasion on possible manslaughter charges in Watonwan County.

The sheriff’s department got a call about a home invasion involving a firearm near Madelia on Saturday. Authorities said a deputy responding to the scene stopped a vehicle believed to be involved in the crime and found two injured people inside.

According to a press release, an ambulance was called and one of the two was pronounced dead at the hospital. The other person was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The person who died is identified as 19-year-old Nicolas Embertson of Madelia.

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Deputies went to the home in Fieldon Township, talked to the homeowner and made an arrest.