Local prosecutors will get help prosecuting the man accused of killing two teenagers who broke into his home near Little Falls on Thanksgiving. Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf said Monday that Washington County Attorney Pete Orput and an assistant will help prosecute Byron Smith.
A central Minnesota man charged with killing two teenage cousins who broke into his home on Thanksgiving is out of jail. Morrison County jail officials say 64-year-old Byron David Smith, of rural Little Falls, posted $50,000 cash as conditional bail on Tuesday morning.
The Minnesota attorney general's office has rejected a request to help prosecute a rural Little Falls man accused of killing two teenagers. Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf had asked for help prosecuting 64-year-old Byron David Smith.
The Minnesota man accused of killing two teens who broke into his home on Thanksgiving is asking a judge to reduce his bail. Sixty-four-year-old Byron David Smith is seeking to reduce the $2 million bail set by Morrison County District Judge Douglas Anderson.
More than 400 people have gathered at a Little Falls church for the funeral of two teens shot to death after they allegedly broke into a man's home on Thanksgiving Day. Saturday's ceremony lasted more than an hour.
A memorial fund has been set up for the families of two Minnesota teenagers fatally shot during an alleged home burglary. The fund was set up at Pine Country Bank in Little Falls, Bowlus, Royalton and Rice. Checks may be written out to the Haile Kifer and Nicholas Brady Memorial Fund.