(Center City, MN) — A Scandia man is accused of providing a deadly dose of meth to an inmate at the Chisago County Jail. John Hofer has been charged with third-degree murder. Prosecutors say the defendant gave drugs to Erik Neilsen who was found dead on July 22 in the jail’s intake area. Hofer was arrested yesterday.
Man Charged In Inmate’s Overdose Death In Chisago County Jail
By Ashley Hanley|2021-09-24T05:25:48-05:00September 24th, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!