Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Jury convicts Hokanson of murder

Email

After two and one-days of deliberations a Dakota County jury on Thanksgiving morning convicted Tylar James Hokanson, 24, formerly of Northfield, of two counts of murder in the first degree and two counts of murder in the second degree in the death of his stepson Nicholas Arthur Miller, 17 months old. Nicholas died June 23, 2009, in Wisconsin.

The trial began Nov. 1.

Following the reading of the verdict, Judge Robert King sentenced Hokanson to life in prison.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement