manslaughter

S.D. Man Found Not Guilty Of Killing Daughter’s Boyfriend

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP/KVRR) — A jury in Aberdeen has found Jarrett Jones not guilty of fatally shooting his daughter’s boyfriend in 2020. Jones claimed he was defending himself and his daughter. After eight hours of deliberation, the jury last night found Jones not guilty of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first- and second-degree manslaughter. According to testimony, Jon Schumacher was…

Jury begins deliberating in Kim Potter trial

  MINNEAPOLIS – The jury has begun deliberating in the manslaughter trial of the suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed motorist Daunte Wright after she says she mistook her gun for her Taser. Kim Potter’s case went to the jury on Monday following closing arguments and instruction from Judge Regina Chu. Potter resigned from the Brooklyn Center police force after…

Live coverage: Day 5 of Kim Potter trial

The former police officer is charged in connection with the death of Daunte Wright

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – Live coverage continues in day 5 of testimony in the Kim Potter trial.   Categories: Minnesota News Tags: daunte wright, Kim Potter, manslaughter, trial

Kim Potter asks court to dismiss 1st-degree manslaughter charge

Kim PotterBROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (FOX 9) – Kim Potter, the former Brooklyn Center police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April, is asking the court to dismiss the first-degree manslaughter charge against her after a recent ruling put Minnesota’s new deadly force law on hold. Potter was initially charged with second-degree manslaughter in Wright’s…

Update: Caregiver charged with manslaughter in death of memory care resident

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Cass County prosecutors have charged an employee of a Fargo memory care facility with manslaughter and endangering a vulnerable adult after the death of a resident. Fifty-nine-year-year-old Rachel Cooper was arrested at her home Wednesday night.  The resident who died was 78-year-old Gary Pearson. On August 3, police were called to Maple View Memory Care at 4552 36th…

Man Charged In Deadly Bar Fight Over The Summer Changes Plea

FARGO, N.D. — A Horace, North Dakota man has changed his plea to guilty in a deadly bar fight this summer. 25-year-old Jordan Pendleton pleading guilty to manslaughter, aggravated assault and two counts of simple assault. According to court documents, Pendleton punched 31 year old Marlin Klatt in the head, causing him to fall backwards and slam his head into…