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Carlton County Fugitive Found, Hospitalized for Self-Inflicted Wounds

Created: 01/28/2014 11:09 PM WDIO.com

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office says a fugitive wanted in Carlton County has been hospitalized for self-inflicted knife wounds.

Authorities say they came to serve a warrant on Wendell Lee Olson for 3rd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Tuesday. when Olson ran into a bedroom and barricaded himself inside the Bemidji home where he was staying. 

Authorities were able to talk Olson into surrendering, but when they made contact with Olson it was found that he had stabbed himself three times in the chest with a steak knife. 

Olson was taken via ambulance to a Bemidji hospital and then airlifted to a Fargo hospital for further treatment of his self-inflicted wounds. 

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