Murder-suicide investigation was early test for new Cottage Grove public safety facility

November 8, 2012 at 6:14 am in South Washington County Bulletin

Police used the new building to investigate the shooting in the hours and days after the Oct. 25 shooting. They said it provided a place to stage nearly a dozen witnesses before they were interviewed individually and offered a secure location to store two vehicles hauled from the scene as evidence. Also, a dramatically improved evidence storage system helped to properly prepare smaller items from the scene for processing. Continue Reading