Moorhead homicide suspect arrested in California

Robert Icanberry of Moorhead has been arrested in California after police accused him of killing Terry Klevgaard, 60, of Moorhead.

The Gateway Gardens Apartments, 1817 1st Ave. N. in Moorhead.
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MOORHEAD — A 57-year-old man has been arrested after police determined that a Moorhead apartment death was a homicide.

Robert Icanberry is a suspect in the death of Terry Klevgaard, 60, of Moorhead, according to the Moorhead Police Department.

Clay County prosecutors filed a second-degree murder charge on Thursday, April 20, against Icanberry, alleging the death was not premeditated. Court records did not list an attorney for Icanberry.

Klevgaard was found dead Monday, April 17, at his home in the Gateway Gardens Apartments, 1817 1st Ave. N.

A preliminary autopsy found that Klevgaard died from "multiple sharp force injuries,” police said.


It's unclear when he died. He was last seen April 1, police said.

Court documents said Icanberry and Klevgaard were logged in at 8:38 p.m. April 1 as entering the Gateway Gardens Apartment. Gateway is a part of Clay County Public Housing, so guests and residents are required to sign in when entering the building.

Logs showed Icanberry, a Moorhead resident, visited Klevgaard three times on March 30, court documents said.

The apartment complex noted an unknown person left through the back patio at about 11:38 p.m. April 1, court documents said. Icanberry wasn't logged out as leaving by staff, but he returned the next day, a criminal complaint said.

Staff tried to contact Klevgaard when Icanberry visited April 2, but he didn't answer and Icanberry left, the complaint said.

When police searched the apartment, they found a black backpack they believe belonged to Icanberry, the complaint said.

Icanberry bought a bus ticket from Fargo to California on April 4, the complaint said. He was taken into custody in Fremont, California, police said. He is being held at the Alameda County Jail in California on an arrest warrant from the Clay County Attorney's Office.

Icanberry is slated to be extradited to Clay County to face criminal charges.


Moorhead police have not released a motive in the case. “The case is still active, and no further information is available,” police said in a statement.

Court records show Icanberry was charged Tuesday in Cass County District Court with aggravated assault for an alleged March 16, 2022, stabbing. There's a warrant for his arrest in that case.

Police also said he has become angry and verbally abusive in the past, according to the Clay County complaint. That included February threat and harassment allegations at the Churches United for the Homeless center in Moorhead, the complaint said.

April Baumgarten joined The Forum in February 2019 as an investigative reporter. She grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, N.D., where her family raises Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at the University of Jamestown, N.D.
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