Second Degree Intentional Murder
The man accused of killing University of Minnesota student Anarae Schunk is scheduled to have a court hearing Friday. Shavelle Chavez-Nelson faces first-degree murder charges for the death of Schunk.
A 28-year-old West St. Paul man is accused of strangling his girlfriend to death after she ended her relationship with him in August, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court. Marc Amouri Bakambia has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder and second-degree murder in connection with the Aug. 10 incident.
Friends and family of Kelly Phillips said Tuesday that the anonymous tipster who led authorities to suspected murder Ty Hoffman will receive the full $40,000 reward. The tipster called police in Shakopee last Thursday morning after spotting Hoffman in the Southbridge Crossing Shopping Center.
A West St. Paul man is being held on $1.5 million bond in the strangling death of his girlfriend. Marc Bakambia was charged Monday with second-degree intentional murder in Dakota County court in the August death of 24-year-old Dorothy Redd.
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.