A Little Falls had been indicted on first-degree, premeditated murder charges in connection with the killing of two teenage intruders at his home Thanksgiving Day, The Star Tribune reported.
Byron David Smith, a retired U.S. State Department employee was first charged in November with second-degree murder in the deaths of Halie Kifer, 18, and her cousin, Nick Brady, 17, The Star Tribune reported.
The two broke into Smith's home in along the backwaters of the Mississippi river, The Star Tribune reported.
Smith posted bail in December for $50,000 and has been free since, The Pioneer Press reported.
The hearing will be held July 1 in the Morrison County Courthouse in Little Falls, The Pioneer Press reported.