Man confesses to woman's murder in St. Cloud, Minn.

Courtesy: Stearns County Jail

A man confessed to a murder Saturday morning at the St. Cloud police station and is now being held in custody. 

According to police, 38-year-old Daniel Walter Kenning arrived at the station at 8:10 a.m. to report an incident that occurred at his home on the 1100 block of 10th Avenue North.

He told officers that he had killed a female acquaintance at his home. Officers went to Kenning’s residence and located a deceased 45-year-old woman from Blaine. The body was sent for autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.  

Kenning was transported to the Stearns County Jail where he is being held on the charge of 1st Degree Murder. The investigation is active and is being conducted by the Criminal Investigation Unit of the St. Cloud Police Department.  The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department are also assisting with the investigation.