Arrest made in Anita Knutson case

Anita Knutson

Nichole Rice, 34, Minot, was arrested Wednesday in the 2007 stabbing death of her roommate, Anita Knutson, according to Minot Police Chief John Klug.

The Minot Police Department made the arrest in the cold case after intensive detective work and the expert assistance of Cold Justice. Knutson, who was 18 and a student at Minot State University, was found stabbed in her Minot apartment on June 4, 2007.

Police arrested Rice without incident at her workplace as a civilian employee at Minot Air Force Base, Klug said. She is being held in the Ward County Jail on a charge of Class AA murder.

Check out tomorrow’s edition of The Minot Daily News for the full story.


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