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Byron Smith guilty on all charges

LITTLE FALLS — Byron Smith has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder for the Thanksgiving Day, 2012, shootings of Nick Brady and Haile Kifer at Smith’s rural Little Falls home.

The jury returned its verdicts after about three hours and 20 minutes of deliberation.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.