A jury found Levi Acre-Kendall not guilty on all counts related to the fatal stabbing of another angler on the St. Croix River last spring.
Acre-Kendall, 20, was charged with three crimes in connection with the death of 34-year-old Peter Kelly of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.
On Monday morning, after beginning deliberations Saturday afternoon, the Wisconsin jury found Acre-Kendall, of Cambridge, Minnesota, not guilty on three counts.
- First-degree reckless homicide: Not guilty.
- Second-degree intentional homicide: Not guilty.
- Second-degree reckless homicide: Not guilty
Here are some tweets from the courtroom Monday.
During closing arguments, and throughout the week-long trial, jurors have heard differing accounts of the confrontation.
The jury got the case around 2:30 p.m. Saturday after closing arguments were delivered in the morning.
Bill Hudson with WCCO and Lou Raguse with KARE 11 tweeted about extra security measures as the verdict neared.