North Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Say There’s No Evidence That Teenager Was Fatally Injured reaped He was reportedly a member of a “republican extremist group” over “political debates.”
Shannon Brandt, 41, told police he beat 18-year-old Cayler Ellingson with an SUV during a street party in the small town of McHenry early Sunday morning and fled after threatening him. Told. Ellinson was taken to hospital and later died.
Brandt alleged to police that Ellinson said he was a member of an unnamed right-wing extremist group.
But North Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Brian Newind Said Fox News Digital said on Thursday that “there is no evidence to support Blunt’s claims” about Ellingson’s membership in such groups.
“This continues to be an active inquiry and as evidence is gathered and considered, we will consult with the Foster County state attorney to determine whether the current charges against Blunt remain or whether additional charges will be brought against him. We will decide whether it will be accepted,” said Niewind.
After the crash, Blunt told police he had been drinking and was found to have a blood alcohol level of .08, the legal limit. was released on a bond of $50,000, the outlet said.
According to court documents obtained by Fox Digital, Blunt also believed that Ellingson was attacked by “having a political argument with him” and that the teenager was “calling people to come get him.” He said it was because he was
Ellinson called his mother twice during the incident. The first time she asked if she knew who Blunt was, the second time she warned that “he” or “they” were chasing him.
Parents of the teenage victim told police they knew Brandt but didn’t believe Keillor had seen him before the fatal encounter.