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Authorities were looking for a 62-year-old man from suburban Minneapolis accused of injecting a lethal dose of the strong painkiller fentanyl into a sick mother.
Scott Henkel is accused of third degree murder, four drug offenses and weapon possession in connection with the death of 82-year-old Carol L. Henkel in November 2020. The two shared an apartment where police seized a large amount of marijuana. , other illegal drugs and a weapon.
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The Star Tribune reported that Henkel had been issued a national arrest warrant.
The state coroner’s office handed the body over to a funeral home after it was determined that “death seemed natural,” according to an affidavit of the search warrant. After one of her daughters told the Bureau of Investigation that Scott Henkel was a street junkie and had “probably” injected heroin into his mother, a subsequent autopsy found “fentanyl” unexplained in his system and concluded that it was the cause of death. .
Henkel, described in court records as a “roadie” who installed music systems for bands, said he gave her mother an over-the-counter pain reliever the night she died and she didn’t know how to take fentanyl.
A search of the apartment and a locker in a warehouse found more than 100 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine, psychedelic mushrooms, cocaine, a .357 Magnum pistol, ammunition, and a book containing numerous alleged drug transactions.