The Murder of Heidi Firkus

The Murder of Heidi Firkus

Update: 2024-01-022


This week, we are discussing the tragic murder of Heidi Firkus. Heidi was killed after an alleged intruder broke into the home she shared with her husband—the same home that was scheduled to be foreclosed on the next day, a fact unbeknownst to her.

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  1. Nick Firkus criminal complaint

  2. Collection of court documents

  3. Minnesota court records

  4. Ramsey County Attorney’s Office news release

  5. Gottfried, Mara H. “As Heidi Firkus murder…”, Pioneer Press, 27 Jan 2023

  6. Gottfried, Mara H. “At Firkus murder…”, Pioneer Press, 2 Feb 2023

  7. Gottfried, Mara H. “Investigator testifies he…”, Pioneer Press, 6 Feb 2023

  8. Gottfried, Mara H. “No evidence of…”, Pioneer Press, 7 Feb 2023

  9. Gottfried, Mara H. “Heidi Firkus’ signature…”, Pioneer Press, 8 Feb 2023

  10. Ferraro, Nick. “Nicholas Firkus found…”, Pioneer Press, 10 Feb 2023

  11. Gottfried, Mara H. “Friends seek justice…”, Pioneer Press, 14 May 2019

  12. Harlow, Tim. “St. Paul woman’s husband…”, Star Tribune, 20 May 2021

  13. Gottfried, Mara H. “Heidi Firkus’ family…”, Pioneer Press, 23 May 2021

  14. Kinsey, Jordan. “Did embarrassment of…”, 48 Hours, 3 Dec 2023

  15. Browning, Blue et al. “2nd wife’s suspicions…”, 20/20, 14 Apr 2023

  16. Stelloh, Tim. “His wife was…”, NBC News, 20 Oct 2023

  17. Kinsey, Jordan. “Who killed Heidi…”, 48 Hours, 3 Dec 2023

  18. Stangeland, Brooke. “Husband sentenced to…”, ABC News, 14 Apr 2023

  19. Gottfried, Mara H. “Firkus murder trial…”, Pioneer Press, 1 Feb 2023

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Annie Skelton


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