Trial Lawyer Kassius Benson Starts Murder Trial in Duluth, MN

Kassius Benson, Lead Trial Lawyer at Kassius Benson Law, P.A. – Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist Office Telephone: 612-333-2755 Direct: 612-267-6972

On July 16, 2018, Kassius Benson, Senior Counsel and Lead Trial Lawyer at Kassius Benson Law, P.A., started a murder trial in State v. Aaron Humphreys in Duluth, Minnesota. This marks the 3rd time that the case has been tried with the previous 2 trials ending in mistrials fairly early in the proceedings. The second week of testimony starts on July 23.  In this case, the Defense is mounting an alternative perpetrator defense in that our client did not murder the victim in this case. Rather, the fatal gunshot came from another person. The case has received a great deal of media attention and scrutiny in the northern Minnesota area. Links to media coverage are below:

Media Coverage:

WDIO Aaron Humphreys Murder Trial Starts for 3rd Time

Aaron Humphreys Duluth Murder Trial Starts

Video Shown as Duluth Murder Trial Starts

Defense Questions Police Investigation in Duluth Murder Trial

Duluth News Tribune – Bartender Recounts Fatal Duluth Shooting

Jury Hears Gun Evidence

Humphreys Takes Stand in Murder Trial

Jury Deliberates – No Verdict Yet in Duluth Murder Trial

Humphreys Found Not Guilty of Murder

Attorney Kassius Benson has tried over 150 criminal jury trials to verdict. He has extensive experience in homicide cases and all serious felony matters in federal and State courts across the country. His practice focuses on major criminal cases including white collar crimes, major drug conspiracy and distribution cases, and homicide charges. He is the founder and Senior Counsel of Kassius Benson Law, P.A. with offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Washington, D.C.  He can be reached at 612-333-2755 or 202-744-2544.

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