OFFICE OF THE CARVER COUNTY ATTORNEY
JAMES W. KEELER, JR. COUNTY ATTORNEY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Allison O’Toole
September 2, 2008 952.361.1397
Carver County Attorney Jim Keeler Files Amended Charges Against Teen
for Chaska Beating Death
Carver County Attorney Jim Keeler announced today that amended charges have been filed against a Chaska
teenager, Brody Lee Roehlke a.k.a. Brody Lee Bermel, DOB 4/22/1992, in the beating death of an adult male,
Kirk Thomas Anderson, Jr., DOB 2/22/1975.
An amended petition charging Roehlke with Second and Third Degree Murder was filed in Carver County
District Court on Tuesday, September 2, 2008. Keeler continues to seek to certify Roehlke to stand trial as an
On Saturday, August 9, 2008, Anderson died at Hennepin County Medical Center. The Hennepin County
Medical Examiner’s Office determined the manner of death to be homicide and the cause of death to be blunt
force head and brain injuries.
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