Dakota County Attorney Kathy Keena announced that Atravius Joseph Weeks, age 32 of Richfield, MN, has been indicted* by the Dakota County Grand Jury of Murder in the First Degree (Domestic Abuse), Murder in the First Degree (Premeditation), and Murder in the Second Degree (Intentional), in connection with the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Cortney Grace Henry outside a daycare facility in Lakeville in the early morning hours of June 22, 2021.
The facts and circumstances surrounding this incident are contained in the criminal complaint filed on June 24, 2021, which can be found at Criminal Complaint Search. A previous news release can be viewed at County Attorney News Releases. If in custody, a mug shot can be viewed at Inmate Search.
Weeks is currently in custody in the Dakota County jail with bail in the amount of $2,000,000 (with conditions) having previously been set following his initial appearance on the complaint on June 24, 2021. His first appearance on this indictment will take place next week in Hastings.
If you have questions, contact Kathy Keena at 651-438-4440.
*An indictment is a criminal charge. Criminal charges are not evidence of guilt. A defendant/suspect is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.