Posted September 15, 2019 07:37:19 A federal judge has approved the sale of a minivan that a woman claims was used as a personal vehicle in the murder of her husband and two other people.
The purchase agreement with the state of Minnesota was approved Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Peter Sullivan in St. Paul.
In court papers, the woman said her husband, Brian Hagan, who was the owner of a van business, rented a minibus from a company in Michigan.
The van was registered in the name of Hagan and the vehicle had his signature on the front, the documents show.
When the couple went to visit Hagan in Minnesota, they were surprised to find the van empty.
The vehicle was parked in a driveway near a farm.
The couple called police and told them that the van was stolen.
The woman’s husband, Michael Hagan Jr., told the police that he did not want the van because it was “just a vehicle” and that he and his wife had been living together for the past four years.
They were together in a minicab and did not have a car, Hagan said in the affidavit.
But the woman’s affidavit said she told police that Brian Hagen told her that she could use the van as her personal vehicle for a period of time, but she could not get her husband to sign a waiver for that period of stay.
Brian Hagan told the officer that the vehicle was his, but that he had not given it to her, according to the affidavit and other documents filed by the woman.
Hagan told police he could not afford the $4,000 deductible for his van, and that his business had no income, according the affidavit, which said Brian Hags was the one who did not pay the deductible.
He was not the one whose car was stolen, the affidavit said.
Hag’s affidavit also said he had two separate addresses on the van, but one was not his and the other was registered to his business.
Brian and Karen Hagan were married in 2009 and divorced in 2016, according a state-issued divorce decree.
Brian is the son of former Minnesota Gov.
Brian was born in Wisconsin and moved to Minnesota as a child, according his obituary in the St. Cloud Times newspaper.
He worked in marketing and finance before going to work for a Minnesota bank.
His wife, Karen, is a teacher.
They divorced in 2015.