BCA still searching for Ralph Apmann, now a convicted murderer

The Windom man who failed to show up for his trial remains at large and is now a convicted murderer.

Ralph Apmann, 58, was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder by a Cottonwood County jury Tuesday afternoon.

Apmann remains at large, and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues to search for him.  He is believed to be armed with a handgun and an AR-15 rifle, and he may be in the Twin Cities area.  He is described as 5 feet, 10 inches tall, 230 pounds, with hazel eyes and gray or balding hair.

Apmann posted bail after he was charged in August 2021 in the death of Juan Morales-Rivera, who was found unresponsive at the Phat Pheasant Pub in Windom, and later died at a hospital.

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