In Minnesota, someone who is charged with homicide can be charged in varying degrees. In fact, Minnesota has five different types of homicide that someone can be charged with.
Learn how Minnesota defines each type, what crimes fall under each degree, and the penalties associated with convictions.
In Minnesota, first-degree murder is the most serious form of murder. It is charged as first-degree in cases that have aggravating factors such as:
- Premeditation —