Slain Gynecologist's Family Says They Never Heard Of Suspect

(Orono, MN) -- The family of slain gynecologist Dr. Stephen Larson had never heard of the man accused of killing him before the murder. Thirty-year-old St. Anthony law school graduate Ted Hoffstrom is charged with the murder of the prominent surgeon. Larson's son Christopher tells the "Star Tribune" that no one in the family had ever heard the suspect's name mentioned by the doctor, and adds they're still in shock. Larson added they will continue to ask for privacy and plan to hold a small private ceremony for his father.