Man killed in bloody melee near Bemidji; two charged in death
Published 03/22/2013, INFORUM
CASS LAKE, Minn. – A day of drinking alcohol to near-fatal excess ended in a bloody melee that left one man dead after a severe beating, police said. Leslie Headbird, 44, was beaten so badly Thursday night that police were unable to revive him when they arrived at a residence on Quill Lane, the same street on which the man lived. Headbird, known around Cass Lake as “Les,” was killed in a maelstrom of fists, police said.Word count: 369
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