Minnesota man found guilty of murder in teens’ shooting deaths
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A man who claimed he feared for his life when he fatally shot two teenagers in his central Minnesota home was found guilty Tuesday of premeditated murder.
Byron Smith, 65, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and indicted on two counts of first-degree murder after the killings of Nick Brady, 17, and Haile Kifer, 18, on Thanksgiving Day 2012, when the cousins entered his rural Little Falls home without permission.
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