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Story of Minnesota girl’s killing by molester dad featured on Discovery show – TwinCities.com

A case from the mid-1980s involving a teen who disappeared on her way home from school in the small northwestern Minnesota town of Underwood is featured in an episode of “The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade” on Investigation Discovery on Monday night.

Sarah Ann Rairdon (Forum News Service)
Sarah Ann Rairdon (Forum News Service)

Sarah Ann Rairdon was last seen walking home from school on a rural road outside Underwood in May 1985. Her disappearance led to months of searching and fears of abduction in Otter Tail County, until her body was found that summer in a farm field.

Rairdon’s father was arrested and convicted in her murder, confessing that he had been sexually abusing his daughter since she was 8 years old. At age 13, she told him to stop.

Sarah was one of the early missing children featured on milk carton

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Story of Minnesota girl’s killing by abusive father featured on TV show – TwinCities.com

A case from the mid-1980s involving a teen who disappeared on her way home from school in the small northwestern Minnesota town of Underwood is featured in an episode of “The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade” on Investigation Discovery on Monday night.

Sarah Ann Rairdon (Forum News Service)
Sarah Ann Rairdon (Forum News Service)

Sarah Ann Rairdon was last seen walking home from school on a rural road outside Underwood in May 1985. Her disappearance led to months of searching and fears of abduction in Otter Tail County, until her body was found that summer in a farm field.

Rairdon’s father was arrested and convicted in her murder, confessing that he had been sexually abusing his daughter since she was 8 years old. At age 13, she told him to stop.

Sarah was one of the early missing children featured on milk carton

Read more at: http://www.twincities.com/2017/12/11/story-of-minnesota-girls-killing-by-molester-dad-featured-on-discovery-show/

Kira Steger murder case featured on national TV show Thursday … – TwinCities.com

Kira Steger's mother, Marcie Steger, sister Keri Anne Steger, father Jay Steger and victim's advocate Jen Mallenger listen to their lawyer speak to the press after the verdict was read convicting Jeffery Trevino of one count of second-degree murder of his wife, Kira Steger Wednesday October 2, 2013 at Ramsey County Courthouse, St. Paul. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
Kira Steger’s mother, Marcie Steger, sister Keri Anne Steger, father Jay Steger and victim’s advocate Jen Mallenger listen to their lawyer speak to the press after the verdict was read convicting Jeffery Trevino of one count of second-degree murder of his wife, Kira Steger Wednesday October 2, 2013 at Ramsey County Courthouse, St. Paul. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)

If hearing Kira Steger’s story could save one other person, it would honor the St. Paul woman’s memory, her mother said Wednesday.

http://www.twincities.com/2017/02/01/kira-steger-murder-case-to-be-featured-on-national-tv-show-thursday-night/

Kira Steger murder case featured on national TV show Thursday night – TwinCities.com

Kira Steger's mother, Marcie Steger, sister Keri Anne Steger, father Jay Steger and victim's advocate Jen Mallenger listen to their lawyer speak to the press after the verdict was read convicting Jeffery Trevino of one count of second-degree murder of his wife, Kira Steger Wednesday October 2, 2013 at Ramsey County Courthouse, St. Paul. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
Kira Steger’s mother, Marcie Steger, sister Keri Anne Steger, father Jay Steger and victim’s advocate Jen Mallenger listen to their lawyer speak to the press after the verdict was read convicting Jeffery Trevino of one count of second-degree murder of his wife, Kira Steger Wednesday October 2, 2013 at Ramsey County Courthouse, St. Paul. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)

If hearing Kira Steger’s story could save one other person, it would honor the St. Paul woman’s memory, her mother said Wednesday.

http://www.twincities.com/2017/02/01/kira-steger-murder-case-to-be-featured-on-national-tv-show-thursday-night/

Minnesota kidnapping-murder featured on surveillance-cam TV show – TwinCities.com

It’s been more than 15 years since Donald Blom was found guilty of killing Moose Lake teenager Katie Poirier, but a new cable TV show is taking a new look at the high-profile kidnapping and murder and how surveillance cameras made the difference.

Kathlyn Katie Poirier, 19, of Barnum, Minn., seen in this 1998 yearbook photo was abducted at around 11:30 p.m. from the D.J.'s Conoco gas station in Moose Lake, Minn., on Wednesday, May 26, 1999, where she works. (AP Photo/Duluth News-Tribune, HO)
Kathlyn “Katie” Poirier, 19, in a 1998 yearbook photo. (AP Photo/Duluth News-Tribune)

Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler was one of several people — including Poirier’s brother and law enforcement officials — interviewed for “See No Evil,” a 13-part television series that looks at how real crimes are solved with the help of surveillance cameras. The

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