The trial of a Little Falls homeowner who killed two teens during a break-in has been given to the jury after the man's attorney argued the teens would be alive if they hadn't chosen to commit a burglary.
The Morrison County Sheriff says they've found evidence that links the two teens who were shot and killed on Thanksgiving Day to another another burglary. Sheriff Michel Wetzel says a search of their red Mitsubishi Eclipse found items reported stolen in the burglary.
Local officials knew the grisly killings of two teenagers who broke into a man's Little Falls home on Thanksgiving Day would stir up strong emotions. Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel says his office has received several calls, some critical of the fact that Byron Smith was charged with murder.