FBI offering reward for information on a 2020 murder in Red Lake

The FBI Minneapolis Field Office announced on Twitter Monday that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the murder of a Red Lake man nearly two years ago.

According to a release, 31-year-old Jacob Hunter was murdered around 11:30 p.m. in the East Barton’s area of Red Lake on Oct. 7, 2020.

His obituary indicates that he passed away the next day at the Sanford Fargo hospital.

Anyone with information concerning this case can contact the FBI’s Minneapolis Field Office at (763) 569-8000.

Tips can also be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.

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