9 Years In Prison For Man Who Tried To Kill Woman's Husband
7-10-12 (Walker, MN) -- A Cass Lake man has drawn a nine-year prison sentence for trying to kill the husband of a woman he was infatuated with last December. Twenty-five-year-old John Lutgen pleaded guilty to attempted murder and first-degree burglary. The criminal complaint says the victim's wife saw Lutgen hitting her husband over the head with a piece of wood and kicking him. Lutgen earlier told her that the victim was an unfit father and husband, and asked for help killing him. The husband suffered a fractured skull and bleeding on the brain.