Posted: Tuesday, 21 January 2014 6:49AM

Wikre Sentenced for Strangulation Charges

NORTH MANKATO (TEC News), January 21 – A 43-year-old Mankato man appears for sentencing today from a strangulation attempt in October. According to documents, Kenneth Luverne Wikre Jr. tried to flee police at a later date after he had learned they were looking for him. He pleaded guilty to domestic assault by strangulation out of the initial four felony counts and faces a maximum of three years in prison.