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Bethany Bernatsky, a woman shot dead at a Minnesota resort, may have been mistaken for the accused’s ex-girlfriend

The random killing of a 46-year-old former horse trainer at a Minnesota resort last week stunned the small town of Nisua with its indifference, but now police say the victim may not have been the real target.

Bethany Bernatsky was transferred to Kozi Bay Resort just weeks before she was shot dead last Thursday. But the quiet place seemed dangerously close to a tense, domestic drama unfolding across the street.

The gunman, Cameron J. Moser, 26, was allegedly harassing the former resort owners, who were also the family of his ex-girlfriend.

According to Brett Jeoning, who now owns the RV Park right in front of the resort, Moser was “making a mistake.” [Bernatsky] For my daughter, “when he allegedly shot her, Minneapolis. Star Tribune. Reports

Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard confirmed Tuesday that investigators are looking into the possibility that the murder was a case of misidentification and called it “one of the scenarios we’re working on.”

It was not immediately clear why Moser targeted his ex-girlfriend, but Jr. said. Tribune. That Moser came from RV Park to look for him and looked upset that he had stopped using drugs – probably one of the reasons for their breakdown.

“He was using it to make fun of me. [drugs] “Moser was angry because we were not giving him access to our daughter,” he was quoted as saying. ”

A criminal complaint filed by Crow County investigators also noted that Moser had previously been in a relationship with the daughter of a former resort owner and had visited Molly Lake RV Park a week before the shooting. Had visited girl friend

Moser was arrested after a dramatic confrontation with police outside the resort. Authorities say a 911 call about the shooting led authorities to a rifle-wielding Moser, and as they later learned that his resort On the floor of the cabin was a fatally wounded Bernatsky. Moser is currently behind bars with a 1 million bond, and his next court hearing is scheduled for October 20. He is charged with second-degree premeditated murder.

Bruntsky is said to be very similar to Moser’s ex-girlfriend.

The two “look alike. They have the same body shape, height and hair color,” said Bernatsky’s brother Ben. Star Tribune..

Bernatsky was apparently famous in the world of horse training, with his former employer, Liston Training Stables, praising him for his “extremely gentle, almost ethical approach to training.” Her Facebook page is full of pictures of herself riding a horse, some of which were shown during her performances in the medieval Times in Southern California, where she previously worked.

Her brother said, “She was a protector in the world of horses.

She was reportedly planning to stay at the resort for the winter. Instead, his family is now preparing for his funeral, all because his brother Moser says he “killed the wrong person.”

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