The state’s high court has denied a Little Falls man’s request to reconsider a first-degree murder indictment against him in...
Byron Smith’s brother walked past the bedroom window where Brady and Kifer broke in at Smith’s home on Thanksgiving Day 2012. Smith shot the teens and waited a day before reaching out to a neighbor, who called authorities. Audio of the killings in Smith’s basement was recorded.
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Smith’s home along the Mississippi River, shown in 2012. Smith has been free on bail, and tensions in the neighborhood have been high.
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Cousins who broke in: The histories of Haile Kifer, 18, and Nick Brady, 17, won’t be a large part of Byron Smith’s murder trial, a judge has ruled.
Nicholas Brady, 17, was shot after he and a cousin entered the Little Falls, Minn., house of Byron David Smith. He died Nov. 22, 2012. ORG XMIT: MIN1301301215562592 ORG XMIT: MIN1304251906330654