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Shooting motive remains unclear

Cloquet police say they still haven’t established a clear motive for the shooting at a hotel that left three people dead in that city on Jan. 8.

Police chief Derek Randall said Monday they also haven’t found any connections between the two victims and the man suspected of killing them at the Super 8 hotel before taking his own life.

Investigators are continuing to focus on digital evidence obtained at the scene and are awaiting a final autopsy report for the suspect, including toxicology results.

That report is expected in four to six weeks, Randall said.

“We expect these findings to help us u...

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