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Police Blotter: No ‘foul play’ in man’s death at local motel

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Officers say the death of a man found at the Oasis Motel in Dickinson on Thursday is not suspicious.

Wendell Winfree, 46, and Claude Mercier, 24 arrived in town a couple of weeks ago after walking away from a low-security penitentiary in Bismarck, where they were serving sentences.


Officers had not been specifically looking for them, Dickinson Police Sgt. Kylan Klauzer said.

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