LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. – Two sons of a second-stage murder of the 22-year-old son were charged by a former defensive defender of the Viking and his wife in central Minnesota family deaths.
Dylan John Bennett is still in existence and is believed to have fled to Cancun, Mexico.
Police are asking for help to find Bennett after his parents, Barry Bennett and Carol Bennett, both 63 years old, have been dead on Wednesday. They are believed to have been shot during Monday morning or afternoon hours.
Long Prairie, a town with about 3,500 people, is 30 miles northeast of Alexandria.
In fees filed on Friday, it was reported that Barry Bennett told Todd County County office officials last December that his son had been placed in a mental health treatment facility "killing thoughts of killing his parents."
After receiving the companies on Wednesday, a law enforcement investigator reported that authorities had discovered a vehicle driven by Dylan Bennett in a motel car park in Columbus, Ohio, where a plane ticket was purchased and used for a Wednesday flight from Columbus to Atlanta. and then to Cancun.
Based on mobile phone usage, the investigator said that Dylan Bennett believed he was in Mexico on Thursday.
His parents' companies were discovered after receiving the call office at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday from friend Barry Bennett. He said that Bennett, a teacher on physical education and coach, did not launch the Long Prairie-Gray school area Eagle, his texts or a call from Tuesday.
The investigator said the couple had died of a gun wound. Barry Bennett was found in the entrance to their country town in Prairie Ship, and his wife was found on the kitchen floor.
A vehicle was found to be in use by Carol Bennett.
The Dylan Bennett car was still at home and the investigator said they found an empty box for a 9-mm handgun, a box for 9-mm ammunition and 9-mm loose rounds on the vehicle's position.
The police also learned that Carol Bennett's debit and credit cards were used at locations in Wisconsin, Illinois and Ohio Monday through Wednesday. In addition, the charges said that a large sum of money was drawn from an account held by the couple on Monday morning at Prairie's Long bank.
The police also said that Dylan Bennett had met a man in Columbus before the flight and that he had given the person in his possession a 9-mm handgun, according to the charges.
The couple had autopsies on Thursday and Friday and found that there were multi-gun wounds on her back and torso by Carol Bennett who would be 64 years of age. Her husband had multiple guns for his torch and two, according to the report.
Barry Bennett, who was raised in St. Paul, was playing 11 seasons in the NFL, mainly for the New Orleans Saints and New York Jets and for a short time with the Vikings. He played for Concordia College in Moorhead under a long-time coach Jim Christopherson from 1974 to 1978. The Saints then drafted the fourth round in the fourth round.
He was also a national champion wrestler, and won three national titles in Division III competitions of NAIA and NCAA.
Bennett was also a member of Concordia College Hero Hall.
Christopherson said Thursday night that he and his wife were “stunned” and “it was hard to understand them.” T
He said he had hunted to Bennett in recent years.
“They were high caliber,” he said on the Bennetts.
Christopherson said that the couple had met four children and took two, including Dylan, who said he had graduated from Bemidji State University and found a job in China.