(Minneapolis, MN) — A Minnesota man is getting 20 years in prison for killing a woman after driving his SUV through a crowd of protestors. A judge sentenced Nicholas Kraus after he pleaded guilty to unintentional second-degree murder for the death of Deona Marie in June of last year. At the time, the activist was in Minneapolis to protest the deadly shooting of Winston Smith at the hands of police. Kraus was also given over three years for second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. The sentences will run concurrently.
Man Gets 20 Years For Driving Car Into Protestors, Killing One In MN
By Ashley Hanley|2022-11-24T04:36:13-06:00November 24th, 2022|
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Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!