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UPDATE: Alexandria woman killed, Osakis man found dead Friday afternoon

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UPDATE - Friday, April 20 at 2:30 p.m.

An Alexandria woman was found dead in her home Thursday and this afternoon, authorities reported that the man they were looking for was found dead in Osakis.

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According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, David Dewain Everett, 51, was found dead in a car located inside a storage unit on the west side of Osakis.

Authorities said they received a tip from the public that led them to the storage unit just before noon today. Everett's cause of death remains under investigation.

Thursday afternoon, 38-year-old Sharon Christina Love was found dead in her home located at 1005 Eckert Street in Alexandria. The sheriff's office reported that Love's landlord found her body and it appeared she had died of unnatural or suspicious causes.

Early this morning, authorities had asked for the public's help in locating Everett - he was last seen leaving Love's residence around 6 p.m. Wednesday in her vehicle - a silver 2004 Pontiac Grand Am.

Authorities continue their investigation.

Friday, April 20 at 7:37 a.m.

Thursday afternoon, the body of 38-year-old Sharon Christina Love was found in her Alexandria home and local law enforcement is asking for the public's help in locating a man who was last seen leaving Love's home.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Love's landlord discovered Love's body at 1005 Eckert Street and it appeared she had died of unnatural or suspicious causes.

Authorities are looking for an acquaintance, 51-year-old David Dewain Everett of rural Osakis. Everett was last seen leaving Love's residence around 6 p.m. Wednesday in her vehicle - a silver 2004 Pontiac Grand Am with Minnesota license plate RZA 361.

If anyone has seen Everett or the vehicle, authorities ask that you do not approach or make contact with him. Call the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at (320) 762-8151 or local law enforcement with any information.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are currently investigating.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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