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Man fatally stabbed at Edina bus stop attempted to flee after random attack, court filing says

The suspect remains jailed pending charges

The man stabbed to death in Edina the night before Thanksgiving was attempting to flee his assailant after trying to defend himself from the random attack at a bus stop, according to court documents.

Christian H. Lundegaard, 62, of Richfield was fatally wounded shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday near a cluster of retail outlets in the 6700 block of S. York Avenue.

A 32-year-old man from Minneapolis with a criminal history of largely nuisance crimes was arrested at the scene and remains jailed. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office has until noon Tuesday to charge him. The Star Tribune generally does not identify suspects before they are charged.


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