By: News Director Larissa Donovan
BEMIDJI– The third suspect involved in a double homicide made her first court appearance yesterday.
According to court records, 31-year-old Kristi Trisco of Bemidji is facing two counts of aiding an offender after the fact, as an accessory to murder.
The criminal complaints associated with this case accuse Trisco of knowing about the homicides of two men, Jason McDonough and Adam Thorpe, who died around Jan. 28.
Their remains were found in a burn pit on the Highway 89 property where Trisco and her boyfriend, 45-year-old Darren Stebe, lived.
Stebe is believed to have committed the homicides and is facing two counts of second degree murder.
Trisco is currently in Beltrami County custody, and bail has been set unconditionally at $500,000.
Stebe is currently in Department of Corrections custody and is scheduled to appear in court next Friday.
The other accused person, 54-year-old Daniel B. Linde is scheduled to appear in court this Friday.