MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Antoine Suggs was charged Tuesday in connection with the deaths of four Minnesotans, who were all found in an abandoned SUV in a western Wisconsin cornfield.
The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office says 38-year-old Suggs, from Scottsdale, Arizona, faces four counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of St. Paul residents Nitosha Flug-Presley, 30, Loyace Foreman III, 35, Matthew Pettus, 26, and Jasmine Sturm, 30.
Investigators say all four were fatally shot in the head in St. Paul on Sept. 12.
The bodies were found later that afternoon in a black Mercedes-Benz SUV in a field near Sheridan Township, Wisconsin.
Six shell casings were found inside, as well as Suggs’s blood-covered Arizona photo ID.
According to the criminal complaint, witnesses said Flug-Presley and a man believed to be Suggs were seen together at the White Squirrel bar in St. Paul on the evening of Sept. 11 and the early morning of Sept. 12. Foreman, Pettus, and Sturm were at Shamrocks Grill and Pub down the block and met up with Flug-Presley at the White Squirrel after 1 a.m.
A witness said Flug-Presley, Sturm, and Pettus got into a black SUV with an unknown man just after 2 a.m. Investigators say no one had any contact with the victims after that point.
Investigators believe Suggs killed his victims between 3:30 a.m. and 3:48 a.m. on West Seventh Street in St. Paul. He then contacted his father, Darren Osborne, about an hour later, according to cellphone data. Three hours later, the Mercedes-Benz SUV was seen in a surveillance video in St. Paul being closely followed by a Nissan Rogue, which was later determined to be Suggs’s mother’s vehicle.
Suggs is jailed in Arizona, awaiting extradition to Minnesota.
Suggs' father, 56-year-old Darren McWright, who also goes by the last name Osborne, has been charged in Wisconsin with four counts of hiding a corpse.