First Degree Murder
A Rosemount man faces a first-degree murder charge in a fatal shooting outside a bar last month. Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom says a grand jury Thursday indicted 31-year-old Anthony Lee Nelson on first- and second-degree murder charges.
Three teenagers were indicted Friday in connection with the West. St. Paul shooting death of 31-year-old Luis David Reyes-Galvan on Jan. 11, 2013, according to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom.
Three teenagers were charged Friday with first- and second-degree murder for the death of a West St. Paul man in January. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s office, 19-year-old Donovan Michael Diego, 17-year-old Christino Andres Rosario and 18-year-old Malik Jamal Alize Farmer are accused of shooting and killing 31-year-old Luis David Reyes-Galvan during an attempted robbery and burglary on Jan. 11. The complaint alleges that the teens planned on robbing Reyes-Galvan with guns they had acquired in a burglary in West St. Paul on Jan. 10. The teens first knocked on the Reyes-Galvan’s door, and after no response, they waited in a nearby vehicle until he arrived.
A 19-year-old homeless man was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted Thursday of first-degree murder for killing a man with a sword in north Minneapolis and setting his house on fire.
The third suspect in a 2011 Minneapolis robbery that turned deadly was convicted of murder on Wednesday by a Hennepin County jury. Nisius McAllister, who had been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with an August 2011 shooting in the Little Earth community of Minneapolis, was convicted on both counts.
A 55-year-old Blaine man has been found guilty of first-degree murder (with a past pattern of domestic abuse) in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.
A Morrison County jury found a 32-year-old Hutchinson man guilty of killing Dustin Brown in his Little Falls, Minn., trailer in October 2011.
A 38-year-old Minnesota woman suspected in the murders of her ex-husband and boyfriend pleaded guilty to murder charges on Tuesday in Benton County (Wis.) Court.
A 17-year-old boy has been indicted by a grand jury on first-degree murder charges in the death of 5-year-old Nizzel George.
A Hennepin County Grand Jury returned a first-degree murder indictment against a Minneapolis teenager in the 2011 summer shooting death of 13-year-old Rayjon Gomez.
A 23-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of an elderly man in his Richfield home, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
Police in a Twin Cities suburb want to know if a baby is buried in the backyard of a home. So Thursday, they spent the day in Crystal digging up the yard of that home.
A 19-year-old Golden Valley man who was a student at Minnesota State University-Mankato admitted to stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death last July in Blue Earth County Court on Wednesday.
A woman in southern Minnesota has been indicted on seven felony counts in connection with the 2001 death of her baby, according to the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office.
Tyler Andrew Wicklund pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and to being a felon with a weapon in the Oct. 29, 2010 death of 20-year-old Jessica Buboltz. He was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday.