Man stabbed in Cass County; arrest made
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on 3-31-2013 at approximately 6:13 PM the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a disturbance at a residence in rural Pine River in Powers Township. Deputies arrived and located a male party, age 55, of Backus that had apparently been stabbed in the stomach. The victim was taken to a St. Cloud hospital. Deputies arrested Loren Rice, age 49, of the Pine River area. Formal charges are pending on Rice. The investigation continues.
The stabbing victim has been identified as Richard Thomas Knutson, age 55 of Backus. The incident remains under investigation.