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Kyle Brestan

Kyle Brestan
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The crime often starts with an innocent chat on the computer, or at least it seems innocent to the child.

Kyle Brestan
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UPDATED 3:25 p.m. | Kyle Brestan was convicted of murder Wednesday in the 2017 stabbing death of a 27-year-old Washington woman.

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UPDATED 6:20 p.m. | A jury considering murder charges against Kyle Brestan in the 2017 brutal stabbing death of a 27-year-old Washington woman deliberated about four hours Tuesday without reaching a verdict.

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UPDATED 4:10 p.m. | Closing arguments will be delivered Tuesday in the murder trial of Kyle Brestan in the brutal stabbing death of Shannon Hastings.

Kyle Brestan
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Forensic test results in the Shannon Hastings murder investigation identified Kyle Brestan as a possible contributor to DNA collected from a bloody towel, according to testimony Friday in Brestan’s murder trial.

Kyle and Shannon
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UPDATED 4:45 p.m. | Evidence collected by Bloomington police in the days after Shannon Hastings’ blood-soaked body was found in a Bloomington hotel was the focus of testimony Thursday in the Kyle Brestan murder trial.

Kyle Brestan
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Text messages exchanged between Kyle Brestan and a woman he’s accused of stabbing 105 times show a rocky relationship, according to evidence presented Wednesday in Brestan’s murder trial.

Kyle walks into court
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UPDATED 4:30 p.m. | Jurors in the Kyle Brestan murder trial viewed graphic photos Tuesday of stabbing victim Shannon Hastings as she laid in a pool of blood in a Bloomington hotel room.

Kyle and Shannon
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Opening statements are expected Tuesday in the murder trial of Kyle Brestan in the 2017 stabbing death of a Washington woman.

A Bloomington man facing murder charges in the 2017 brutal stabbing of a woman was sentenced to 36 years in prison Friday for possession of pornographic images of a teenage girl.

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A Bloomington man charged in the 2017 brutal stabbing death of a woman pleaded guilty Friday to child pornography charges involving a minor girl.