Blaine Police make arrest after woman is found dead

Department says man called 911 to report he murdered his wife

Sloane Martin
February 09, 2019 - 2:46 am

Anoka County Sheriff's Office


Blaine Police say a man called 911 Friday night to report he murdered his wife.

Matthew Jansen, 46, is being held at the Anoka County Jail in the death of 46-year-old Mary Jo Jansen.

The call came in before 10 p.m. from a home in the 2700 block of 95th Avenue Northeast.

Matthew Jansen was arrested without incident.

Police did not release more information including the cause of death, saying the investigation is continuing.

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Anoka County Sheriff's Office is assisting with this investigation. 

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