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Hearing set for associate of man shot by intruder

BISMARK, N.D. - A North Dakota man and former business associate of a Washington state man killed in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme is scheduled to be arraigned on a weapons charge.

Thirty-four-year-old James Henrikson, of Watford City, is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was arrested in Mandan last Monday.

Court documents show Henrikson had business dealings in the North Dakota oil patch with Doug Carlile, who was shot and killed by an intruder Dec. 15 at his Spokane, Wash., home.

Fifty-year-old Timothy Suckow, of Spokane, is charged with Carlile's murder.

Documents indicate Henrikson is under investigation for allegedly defrauding a company owned by Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall.

Henrikson is scheduled to appear in federal court in Bismarck at 11 a.m. Monday.