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High Court Vacates Sentence In ’10 Market Killings

The Minnesota Supreme Court has vacated the mandatory sentence of life without release for a man convicted of killing three people in a Minneapolis market in 2010 when he was 17. Mahdi Hassan Ali’s case is being sent back to Hennepin County for a hearing to determine whether factors relating to his youth make a life sentence with parole more appropriate.

10/08/2014

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Teen Murderers May Get Revised Sentences After Supreme Court Ruling

Some Minnesota murderers will likely have their sentences thrown out after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that juveniles cannot be sentenced to mandatory life in prison without parole.

06/26/2012

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List Of Juveniles Sentenced To Life Without Parole In Minn.

There are seven juveniles in Minnesota who have been sentenced to life in prison without parole since the year 1996. All were sentenced on first-degree murder charges, among others.

06/26/2012

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Opening Statements Conclude In Mpls Triple Slaying

Attorneys have wrapped up opening statements in the case of a Somali man accused of killing three people at a Minneapolis market.

09/12/2011

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Opening Statements To Begin In Mpls. Triple Slaying

Osman Jama Elmi was manning the family corner store on a cold January night, chatting with a cousin who stopped to say hello, when two people wearing masks entered.

09/11/2011

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Teen Accused In Triple Homicide Tried As Adult

The Minnesota Supreme Court says the teenager accused of killing three people at a Minneapolis convenience store should stand trial as an adult.

06/29/2011

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