The vehicle of Saturday’s homicide victim, Beverly Cory, was located at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo, Minnesota, late Sunday afternoon. Authorities have recently received witness reports that the suspect in that homicide, Lucifer Vincent Nguyen, a 44-year-old Asian male, 5’5” tall, weighing 150 pounds, was seen in that general area Saturday at approximately 4:00 p.m. His current whereabouts remain unknown, though current intelligence indicates that he may still be in the Twin Cities metro area. He may be on foot, asking people for a ride, or taking public transportation. He is considered armed and dangerous.
We are asking that the public take general precautions, lock homes and vehicles, and to call 911 to report any suspicious activity or possible sightings of Nguyen. Investigators from the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office, Mendota Heights Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and the U.S. Marshal’s Office continue to work leads.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 651-438-8477. Continue to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates.