52-year-sentence in homicide, kidnapping and sexual assault
Published 7:11 am Wednesday, June 28, 2017
BEMIDJI — The man accused of killing a woman in Bemidji and kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl in her care has been sentenced to 52 years in prison.
Thirty-three-year-old Jacob Kinn earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree unintentional murder, kidnapping and first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Kinn testified he strangled Melissa Norby with a belt at her trailer home in June 2016, then took the girl and set the house on fire.