manslaughter

Bismarck Man Sentenced to Time Served in Fatal Shooting

Fontenot agreed to plead guilty to reckless endangerment and illegally possessing a gun as a felon.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Bismarck man who fatally shot another man after they argued over a debt has been sentenced to time served behind bars in a plea agreement with prosecutors. But, Aundra Fontenot won’t be released until he’s served more time on a federal drug crime. The 36-year-old defendant was charged with manslaughter in the June 2018 death of Derrick Left…

Woman Charged After Locking Son, 8, in Cold Garage, Killing Him

The Brooklyn Park woman was charged Monday in connection with the boy's death in February 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS–A Minnesota woman is charged with manslaughter after authorities say she locked her 8-year-old son in a cold garage overnight, leading to his death. The Brooklyn Park woman was charged Monday in connection with the boy’s death in February 2018. The outside temperature at the time was in the negative single digits. According to the criminal complaint, the mother called…

Girl Dies After Van Fire, Man Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter

The van caught fire and spread to an adjacent van where police say two girls were alone up to an hour Tuesday morning as their mother shopped at Walmart in Fridley

FRIDLEY, Minn. — Authorities in Minnesota say a 70-year-old man camping in a Walmart parking lot put a hot cook stove in his van, causing it to catch fire and spread to another van, burning two young sisters and killing one of them. Prosecutors on Wednesday charged Roberto Hipolito of Long Beach, California, with second-degree manslaughter and negligent fire. According…

Young Boy Dies In Hot SUV In St. Paul, Father Was Working At Grillfest

Kristopher Taylor of Apple Valley is charged with second-degree manslaughter

ST. PAUL, MN — A 4-year-old is dead after his father left him in a hot SUV for hours while he worked the Grillfest event at CHS Field in St. Paul on Saturday. 26-year-old Kristopher Taylor of Apple Valley is charged with second-degree manslaughter. Authorities say Taylor left the window open a crack and gave the boy a hand-held video game…

One of Two People Accused of Manslaughter In Death of Boy Pleads Guilty

Walter Wynhoff will be sentenced on May 6th

Bobbie Bishop and Walter WynhoffFERGUS FALLS, MN — One of two people charged with manslaughter in the death of a 6 year old boy in their care in April 2018 pleads guilty. 45-year-old Walter Wynhoff of Fergus Falls entered the plea in Otter Tail County District Court. 41-year-old Bobbie Bishop faces the same charges and has a hearing set for March…

Man Charged With Manslaughter In Hunting Death Appears In Court

Morris Dodd Jr. appeared for a hearing and will be back in court on January 7

BECKER COUNTY, MN — An Ogema, Minnesota man arrested in the shooting death of former Lake Park Police Chief Jay Nelson appears in court. 54-year-old Morris Dodd Jr. appeared for a hearing and will be back in court on January 7. He remains in custody in Becker County. Dodd faces 2nd degree manslaughter and felon in possession of a firearm charges….

Fargo Man Sentenced In Fight That Turned Fatal

The 29 year old will serve 14 years in prison, along with 3 years probation for his guilty plea of manslaughter.

Daniel Habiger appears in Cass County Court on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. David Samson / The ForumFARGO, ND — Daniel Benjamin Habiger was sentenced in a Cass County Court to 17 years in jail for his role in a fatal fight. The 29 year old will serve 14 years in prison, along with 3 years probation for his guilty plea…

Man Charged in Death of Baby Reaches Plea Deal To Amended Charges

Spencer Foner has pleaded guilty to a charge of negligent homicide

FARGO, ND — A West Fargo man has reached a plea deal in the drowning death of his 8-month-old baby. Spencer Foner has pleaded guilty to a charge of negligent homicide. He had been charged in the spring with manslaughter and child neglect. The child neglect charge was dismissed. A sentencing date has not yet been set. West Fargo police say…

Fargo Man Reaches Plea Deal In Fatal Fight At His Apartment

It was March when David Habiger called 911 from a convenience store to let officers know he had been involved in a drunken fight

Daniel Habiger appears in Cass County Court on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. David Samson / The ForumFARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of a man at his apartment. 29-year-old Daniel Habiger also pleaded guilty to terrorizing. It was March when Habiger called 911 from a convenience store to let officers know he had…

Bail Is Set For Mom Who “Forgot” Where Her Baby Was

Justice Lange was charged Thursday with manslaughter and child neglect after her 4-month-old baby Tyr was found dead

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Carrington woman who claimed she forgot where she placed her baby makes her first court appearance on manslaughter charges. A Southeast District Court judge set bail for 25-year-old Justice Lange at $250,000. Lange was charged Thursday with manslaughter and child neglect after her 4-month-old baby, Tyr, was found dead Saturday near a slough in rural Woodworth,…