manslaughter

South Dakota Man Charged in Suffocation Death of His Wife

Brinker claims he woke up and found his wife cold, then left to pick up their three children

MITCHELL, SD — A South Dakota man has been charged in the suffocation death of his wife. James Brinker, 39, of Mitchell, is charged with manslaughter. Authorities say Brinker somehow restrained his wife, 36-year-old Marie Brinker, by wrapping her in a blanket, stuffing a sock in her mouth and fastening a belt around her head. They say Brinker then went…

Charges Filed Against Minnesota Man After Death of Infant

Doctors delivered the baby by emergency c-section and the child was on life support until Sunday night

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Manslaughter charges have been filed against a man after an infant delivered by emergency surgery died. Police said 20-year-old Chaz Moore of Rochester pushed his girlfriend, who was 26 weeks pregnant, to the floor last Thursday. The woman drove herself to the hospital after suffering abdominal pains. Doctors delivered the baby by emergency c-section and the child…

Mitchell Man Arrested on First Degree Manslaughter Charge

Police say Lewis stabbed the man three times in the back and once in the torso

MITCHELL, SD — A Mitchell, South Dakota man was arrested after police say he stabbed another man multiple times. They say 49-year-old Anthony Lewis was awoken by screaming and someone knocking on his door at his apartment. Lewis allegedly picked up a knife and went outside his apartment complex and confronted a 30-year-old man. Police say Lewis stabbed the man…

Preliminary Hearing Pushed Back For Man Charged In Bar Fight Death

Darren Patterson's New Preliminary Hearing Date Set For October 4th, 2017

FARGO (KVRR) – A preliminary hearing for Darren Patterson, who’s charged with manslaughter following a fight in downtown Fargo, has been delayed for 60 days. Patterson is accused of killing 45-year-old James Grant outside the Hotel Donaldson late May. Patterson appeared briefly in court Thursday, but a preliminary hearing was re-scheduled for Oct. 4th until attorneys can obtain medical records….

Trial Scheduled for Rapid City Man Accused in Killing of C-Store Clerk

A 17-year-old co-defendant is asking to move his case to juvenile court

  RAPID CITY, SD — A Rapid City man accused of killing a convenience store clerk during a robbery is scheduled for trial in December. Cody Grady, 19, is charged with first-degree murder or manslaughter in the January stabbing death of 45-year-old Kasie Lord at the Loaf `N Jug. He’s also charged with aiding and abetting first-degree robbery of grand…

City of St. Anthony Officially Parts Ways with Jeronimo Yanez

Terms of the deal weren't released

  ST. ANTHONY, Minn. — The city of St. Anthony has officially parted ways with police officer Jeronimo Yanez. The city and Yanez signed a separation agreement. Terms of the deal weren’t released. Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter last month in the fatal shooting of Phildano Castile in July 2016. Castile had a permit for the weapon. Yanez testified in…

Halstad Woman Charged in Fatal YouTube Stunt

Perez has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Pedro Ruiz III

HALSTAD, Minn. — A Halstad woman charged in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend is out of jail on $7,000 bail, with conditions. She told authorities it was a YouTube stunt gone wrong. Monalisa Perez, 19, will have to wear a GPS monitor and have no access to firearms. Perez has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Pedro…

New Charges Filed for Fatal Fight in Downtown Fargo

Patterson is accused of knocking out James and Christopher after the men were kicked out of the bar

Darren PattersonFARGO, ND — A St. Paul man accused in a fatal fight outside the Hodo in Fargo in late May will be charged with manslaughter. That is the decision of Cass County prosecutors against Darren Patterson after the death earlier this month of 45-year-old James Grant. A criminal complaint shows Patterson got into a fight with Grant, his brother…

Jurors Find St. Anthony Police Officer Not Guilty of All Charges in the Killing of Philando Castile

Yanez claimed he saw Castile reaching for his gun and he was in fear for his life

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The verdict is in. After five days of deliberations, jurors have declared St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty of manslaughter in the killing of 32-year-old Philando Castile. Castile was shot by Yanez during a traffic stop on July 6th, 2016. Yanez said he shot Castile after Castile told him he was carrying a…

Man Dies After Being Knocked Unconscious in a Bar Fight

Family members and police in Fargo confirmed the death of James Grant

FARGO, N.D. — More than a week after being knocked unconscious from a bar fight, a Fargo man has passed away. The man accused in the fight could face more serious charges. It all started on the night of May 27th. According to police records, a bartender at the Hotel Donaldson kicked out Darren Patterson, a 43-year-old man from Fargo….