Slaying Suspect Ty Hoffman Caught After Manhunt Due In Court
ST. PAUL. (AP) - A man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station is due in court.
Forty-four-year-old Lyle "Ty" Hoffman was arrested without incident Thursday outside an Arby's restaurant in Shakopee after a monthlong manhunt across the Twin Cities area.
Ramsey County prosecutors expect him to make his first court appearance sometime Friday afternoon.
Hoffman is charged with intentional second-degree murder in the Aug. 11 shooting death of 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, an attorney and a vice president for the medical device company Boston Scientific. He's also suspected of robbing a bank in Blaine
The criminal complaint will remain sealed until Hoffman's appearance. Hoffman could also face federal charges.