Emery Jenkins indicted

On Jan. 23, an Itasca County Grand Jury indicted Emery James Jenkins, 38, of Deer River, with two counts of Murder in the First Degree and one count of Murder in the Second Degree. The indictment is based on an investigation conducted by the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office into the death of Jenkins’ son, which occurred on Oct. 17, 2014.

Jenkins’ next court appearance is set for Jan. 27 at 2 p.m.