Man Charged in Minneapolis Homicide

Created: 01/09/2013 3:50 PM By: Leslie Dyste

A 41-year-old man was charged Wednesday for a Minneapolis murder.

Mauricio Antonio Orochera was charged with second degree murder in the death of 35-year-old Ever Gonzalez-Canales.

According to Minneapolis Police, officers were dispatched to a home Jan. 6 at 3:25 a.m. on the 2900 block of Russell Avenue North on a disturbance call.

When officers arrived at the scene they found an unresponsive man.

The man, later identified as Gonzalez-Canales, died at the scene.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office, the man died as the result of sharp force injury to the chest.

Orochera is being held at the Hennepin County Jail.