Penalties

All penalties listed below are the maximum penalty that can be imposed under Minnesota Law unless otherwise specified.

1st Degree Murder: Felony: Life imprisonment is the mandatory minimum sentence.

2nd Degree Murder: Felony: 40 years in prison.

3rd Degree Murder: Felony: 25 years in prison and/or a $40,000 fine.

1st Degree Manslaughter: Felony: 15 years in prison and/or a $30,000 fine.

2nd Degree Manslaughter: Felony: 10 years in prison and/or a $20,000 fine.

Murder / Homicide Information