Judge grants continuance in Okerman case

by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer


Judge Conrad Freeberg granted a 60-day continuance in the case of the State of Minnesota vs. Warren John Okerman, Wednesday. Okerman, 44, of Little Falls is charged with third-degree murder in the June 1 methamphetamine overdose and death of Leslie Ellyn Peterson.

Defense attorney Scott Wunderlich requested time for an expert witness to view the results of Peterson’s autopsy.

The next hearing has not been scheduled.