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Homicide suspect in Bayfield County Jail

The man charged with killing his parents in Iron River is in custody at the Bayfield County Jail.

Jim Crain, 44, was discharged Friday from St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, and transported to the Bayfield County Jail.

Crain is facing two counts first-degree intentional homicide in connect with the deaths of his parents, Jim Crain, 79, and Eunice “Cricket Crain, 76, on Dec. 7 He also faces two counts of battery to law enforcement officers, and failure to comply with an officer.

Crain is under close supervision in the Bayfield County jail while he recovers from injuries sustained the night of Dec. 7, according to Bayfield County Sheriff Paul Susienka.

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