Second Degree Intentional Murder
An inmate at a Minnesota maximum security prison has pleaded guilty to killing a fellow prisoner and has been sentenced to an additional 40 years behind bars. Thirty-year-old Benjamin Beck entered the plea to second-degree intentional murder Monday in the death of Shane Cooper.
The main suspect in the murder of a Minneapolis executive has been formally charged with murder — and he’s still on the run. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman, 44, was charged in a Ramsey County District Court Friday afternoon with second-degree intentional murder.
A Shorewood woman stopped her trial when she pleaded guilty to murdering her boyfriend and stuffing him in a freezer, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Monday. Jetaun Wheeler’s trial was entering the fourth day when she pleaded guilty to second-degree unintentional murder in the death of 58-year-old Eddie Frank Sole.
A 42-year-old Two Harbors man pleaded guilty to stabbing and killing a Duluth man inside his Central Hillside apartment, according to the St. Louis County Courthouse.
A northern Minnesota man convicted of killing an acquaintance and burying the man’s body has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Cass County Attorney Christopher Strandlie says 29-year-old Dane Riley of Pine River got the maximum sentence under state law Thursday. In 2012, a jury convicted Riley of second-degree intentional murder, a firearms violation and interfering with a dead body.
A Maplewood teen waived his right to an adult certification hearing Friday morning in connection with the death of 16-year-old Anna Hurd.
A 28-year-old Pine River man is accused of killing another man and burning his remains earlier this month, according to charges filed Monday in Cass County Court.
A Minneapolis teen was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison on Tuesday in Hennepin County Court in connection with the June 19 shooting of Trequan Sykes.
A 62-year-old Garrison woman was sentenced to more than 32 years in prison on Monday in connection with the death of her 64-year-old husband back in September of 2010.
The man suspected in the stabbing death of a Montevideo woman back in January has been indicted on murder charges in Chippewa County Court.
A 39-year-old Eden Valley woman is accused of shooting her ex-boyfriend to death in his Brooklyn Center home back in February, according to charges filed Wednesday in Hennepin County Court.
A 49-year-old Dayton man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 30 years in prison in connection with the murder of his wife in their Dayton home back in June.
A Golden Valley, Minn. man has been charged with murdering a 19-year-old woman from Henderson.
Damone Christopher Williams-Tillman, 19 of Golden Valley, was arrested Friday night on suspicion of second-degree intentional murder and transported to the Blue Earth County Jail, where he awaits criminal charges.