Adam Fravel Wiki – Adam Fravel Biography
Adam Fravel, the ex-boyfriend of Madeline Kingsbury, a Minnesota mother of two who was found dead in June, has been charged with murder. On Monday, the Winona County Prosecutor’s Office announced that a grand jury returned an indictment charging two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder for 29-year-old Adam Fravel, according to CBS News, FOX 9 and Winona. Daily News. Fravel was initially charged with two counts of second-degree murder on June 9. Kingsbury, 26, disappeared “under suspicious circumstances” in Minnesota on the morning of March 31 after dropping the couple’s two children off at daycare. Kingsbury’s remains were later found on June 7 in a heavily wooded area off Highway 43 near Mabel, Minnesota, in Fillmore County.
Fravel was arrested that same day “on probable cause” and charged two days later, authorities said. A criminal complaint stated that Fravel told police that he and Kingsbury had recently separated and were in the process of moving out of the Winona home they shared with their 2- and 5-year-old children after seven years of an ongoing relationship. -Misplaced relationship.” At the time Kingsbury disappeared, Fravel denied any involvement in his disappearance. In a statement to ABC News, he said: “I want the mother of my 5- and 2-year-old children to be found and brought home safely. “I want that more than anything.” However, according to the complaint, Kingsbury was found near a rural property owned by Fravel’s parents. is body was wrapped in “a gray fitted sheet” that came from his and Fravel’s home. The complaint also alleges that Fravel referenced another high-profile case of a missing woman, Gabby Petito, in interviews with police.
Adam Fravel is 29 years old.
“Fravel admitted to being ‘in love’ with the Gabby Petito case. Fravel also admitted that he had made a statement to Madeline about her ending up as Gabby Petito,” the complaint alleges, referencing Petito, 22, who was strangled. death at the hands of his fiancé Brian Laundrie in August 2021. “Fravel claimed he was trying to make a joke.” The complaint also details a series of text messages between Kingsbury and Fravel from September 21, 2021, in which Kingsbury discussed an alleged physical altercation: “You know, I don’t really agree with the fact that you put your hand around my neck and pushed me down in front of the kids earlier,” he wrote in a message. Additionally, the complaint included testimony from a friend of Kingsbury who alleged that he saw Fravel punch Kingsbury in her face during a video call with her. During another video call, the friend observed bruises on Kingsbury’s face, which he said Kingsbury tried to hide.
Fravel requested custody of the couple’s two children, but was denied by a judge. The Winona Police Department said in a June 9 statement that the children had been placed with Kingsbury’s father and would remain there “until a determination is made by the CHIPS court [for children in need of protection or services] at a later date.” PEOPLE could not immediately reach an attorney for Fravel. Kingsbury’s father, David Kingsbury, spoke about Fravel’s accusation in a statement to FOX 9. “We are grateful beyond measure for the diligence, dedication and efforts of the Winona County Prosecutor’s Office, law enforcement agencies at all levels, other first responders and the multitude of ordinary people in the community who have volunteered their resources, time and prayers,” he said. “Our family is aware that this is a long and arduous process,” his statement continued. “The search for justice for Madeline is worth every ounce of strength and effort we can muster. Not just for her, but for everyone who suffers domestic violence and abuse. We have not heard the last of her yet. Her voice will remain LOUD. ” If he is convicted, Fravel could face a maximum sentence of life in prison.