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Published October 16, 2012, 10:19 AM

Fergus Falls man faces murder charges in overdose death

Fergus Falls, MN (WDAY TV) - A Fergus Falls man was arrested Monday and charged with 3rd degree murder in the overdose death of another man.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fergus Falls, MN (WDAY TV) - A Fergus Falls man was arrested Monday and charged with 3rd degree murder in the overdose death of another man.

Christopher Allen Tiffany, 27, was arrested at the Otter Tail County Detention Facility, where he was being held on unrelated charges.

On August 10th the body of Thomas Rasmusson was found deceased in a motor vehicle south of Fergus Falls. An autopsy report indicated the cause of death to be an overdose of illegal drugs, including methamphetamines and opiates.

Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force and Fergus Falls Police Department coordinated an investigation into the source of the drugs. The investigation uncovered information that Christopher Tiffany assisted Rasmusson in obtaining the illegal drugs that caused the overdose.

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