Posts Categorized into Topic: Murder/Homicide

Attempt to Commit Murder Charge: Things to Know

By Kirk Anderson on December 21, 2016

When you have been accused of attempting to commit murder, this means you have allegedly tried to take someone’s life, but failed to do so. This is a serious crime that has very serious consequences in regard to the criminal justice system. Action and Intent Two of the most important factors involved in an attempt… Read more »

An Easy Way to Understand What Manslaughter Is

By Kirk Anderson on December 7, 2016

So, you’ve heard of manslaughter. You probably even heard of voluntary and involuntary manslaughter. But what’s the difference? And how is manslaughter different from murder? Let’s explore those questions together. The definition of manslaughter is “The unjustifiable, inexcusable, and intentional killing of a human being without deliberation, premeditation, and malice. The unlawful killing of a… Read more »

2nd Man Charged in Phillips Neighborhood Homicide

By Kirk Anderson on October 25, 2016

On October 20, policed arrested and charged Rashad Austin, 25, as accomplice and aid to Jquan McInnis, 17, in the Homicide of a 20-year-old man and baby. McInnis has been charged as an adult for two counts of first-degree murder. Specifically: two charges of premeditated murder and two counts of drive-by shooting. McInnis in a previous case… Read more »

Lewiston Man Charged with 2nd Degree Murder of Girlfriend

By Kirk Anderson on August 22, 2016

Authorities from the Winona County Sheriff’s department stopped a man in the early hours of May 13th, leaving the area of an unoccupied car on the side of the road. The man, Kyle Allers, 23, stated he was looking for his girlfriend, whom he had fought with earlier that day. The officer noticed blood on Kyle… Read more »

Does Killing Persons Aiding Federal Investigations Exist?

By Kirk Anderson on May 11, 2016

Killing persons aiding federal investigations can occur. However, there are many reasons people may be murdered to eliminate them and their testimony. These types of murders are now cynically called by a new description,”suicide d”. Many stories defy common sense and reason. They belong in the same column as the magic bullet that killed JFK…. Read more »

Minneapolis Prisoner Dies, but Attorneys Continue Work to Clear His Name

By Kirk Anderson on February 11, 2016

When Billy Glaze died, he died a serial killer. Many individuals in Indianapolis are familiar with the case, so they know he sat behind bars for 25 years before he died. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in December 2015 and all the while, the Minnesota Innocence Project was working to free him. They were… Read more »

Minneapolis Saw an Increase in Violent Crimes in 2015

By Kirk Anderson on February 9, 2016

The violent crime numbers in Minneapolis increased in 2015 with citywide violent crime increasing 7 percent. However, the murder rate saw a 53 percent increase over 2014. One precinct saw a 16 percent increase in murder, a 22 percent increase in rape, a 9 percent aggravated domestic assault increase, and an aggravated assault increase of… Read more »