Father of suspect also charged in case of 4 bodies found in SUV in Wisconsin field

2021-09-23 10:58:19 –

A felony was filed against the father of a previously charged man for shooting four people in St. Paul and leaving his body in a car abandoned on farmland in western Wisconsin.

Darren L. Osborne, 56, of St. Paul, was in the Ramsey County District Court late Wednesday afternoon. The murder that took place in the early morning of September 12.

Osborne, also known as McLight, remains in Ramsey County Jail in lieu of $ 2 million on bail prior to his appearance in court on Thursday. His lawyer is not listed in court records.

According to the complaint, Osborne and Sags went to the town of Sheridan in Dunn County on separate SUVs, chased their son after the Mercedes-Benz SUV, and abandoned their bodies on September 12 in a cornfield about 60 miles east of St. Paul. rice field. Pole.

According to the complaint, Osborne does not admit that he knows that the SUV had a corpse. When Osborne understood what his son had done, his father did not give the investigator insight into the motive behind the killing, and the complaint continued.

His son, Antoine D. Saggs, 38, surrendered in his home state of Arizona on September 17, and was charged with the second murder of Matthew Petas, 26, and his half-sister Jasmine C. Sturm. it was done. , 30, both St. Paul; Sturm’s boyfriend, 35-year-old Royce’s Foreman III, also St. Paul. And 30-year-old Nitosha Flug-Presley of Stillwater is Sturm’s best friend and may have been dating Suggs someday.

The motives for the killing have not yet surfaced, except that Sags just told law enforcement that he “snapped.”

Criminal accusations against Osborne allegedly shot all four while Sags was sitting in an SUV, four moves from one W.7th street bar in St. Paul to another on September 12th. It reflects many of the accusations against Sags about.

Prosecutors said in a criminal accusation against Osborne that his father had driven to a gas station about 10 miles south of the farmland after his killing and met his son with all four Mercedes SUVs early the next afternoon. Stated.

“Osborn … stood close to the open passenger seat window of the next Mercedes-Benz. [Flug-Presley’s] A complaint against his father bent over while he was in the gas station parking lot, “he said.” Both vehicles left the gas station in the direction of the cornfield where Mercedes-Benz was found. ” ..

A previous street surveillance video of St. Paul shows Mercedes near the intersection of W.7th and Walnut Street shortly after 3:45 pm. [and] “Apparently [Flug-Presley] I have already collapsed in the passenger seat. “

According to the complaint:

Additional surveillance videos showed Mercedes and Osborne SUVs around 7:40 am on both University Avenue and Eustis Street in St. Paul. Immediately after 10 am, the traffic video showed both SUVs at the border between Minnesota and Wisconsin.

After his arrest, Osborne told Dunn County investigators that he knew nothing about the killing and saw no one with his son when he was near Mercedes in a gas station parking lot.

Osborne read the complaint during the night, when his son said to him, “Dad, mom, drive your car, follow me, and don’t ask me anything.”

At that time, Osborne boarded his mother’s SUV and chased Sags to Wisconsin.

Osborne said he believed the problem was in the drug trade and couldn’t see inside Mercedes because of the dark windows. He said he didn’t know about the killing until he heard about them in the news.

“It’s devastating when it’s your own child,” the complaint quoted the father as telling the murder investigator.

Osborne, who brought Sags back to the Twin Cities after Mercedes was abandoned, continued to complain that his son had told him, “He snapped and shot a few.”

Paul Walsh • 612-673-4482

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