The Murder of Chad Entzel

The Murder of Chad Entzel

Update: 2024-01-09


This week, we are discussing the murder of Chad Entzel, a North Dakota native. When police first arrived at Chad’s home, which he shared with his wife, they initially believed Chad had died by suicide. However, they quickly realized that something far more nefarious had taken place inside the home.

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  1. State of North Dakota vs. Nikki Sue Melissa Entzel

  2. Chad Entzel”, The Bismarck Tribune, 4 Jan 2020

  3. Burleigh authorities investigate…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 4 Jan 2020

  4. Svihovec, Travis, “Wife arrested in…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 9 Jan 2020

  5. Svihovec, Travis, “Man wanted in…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 10 Jan 2020

  6. Field, Andy and Svihovec, Travis, “Man arrested in…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 11 Jan 2020

  7. Svihovec, Travis, “Bond set at…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 14 Jan 2020

  8. Svihovec, Travis, “Entzel case set…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 29 Feb 2020

  9. Svihovec, Travis, “Judge won’t allow…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 28 Jul 2020

  10. Svihovec, Travis, “Howard murder charge”, The Bismarck Tribune, 5 May 2021

  11. Svihovec, Travis, “Guilty plea expected…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 22 Oct 2021

  12. Svihovec, Travis, “Howard pleads guilty…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 23 Oct 2021

  13. Svihovec, Travis, “Howard gets 25…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 15 Feb 2022

  14. Svihovec, Travis, “Entzel trial is…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 25 Feb 2022

  15. Svihovec, Travis, “Prosecutor says Entzel…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 27 Sep 2022

  16. Svihovec, Travis, “Jurors see footage…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 29 Sep 2022

  17. Nikki’s interview with police

  18. Nikki’s 911 call

  19. Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 27 Sep 2022

  20. Rodenberg, Brendan, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET 9 Oct 2022

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  24. Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 3 Oct 2022

  25. Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 4 Oct 2022

  26. Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel guilty…”, KXNET, 4 Oct 2022

  27. Piscia, Emma, “Convicted North Dakota…”, ABC News, 16 Mar 2023

  28. Gratson, Rebecca, “An alleged affair…”, ABC News, 16 Mar 2023

  29. Svihovec, Travis, “Entzel sentenced to…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 17 Feb 2023

  30. Craven, Erika, “Remembering Chad Entzel…”, KFYR TV, 5 Oct 2022

  31. North Dakota Corrections and Rehabilitation

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