Timothy Huber was sentenced this morning to 25.5 years in prison
on a second-degree murder charge for his role in killing Timothy
Larson in October 2011.
The West Central Tribune reports that before he handed down the
sentence, District Judge Donald M. Spilseth noted to the Larson family
members, many of whom have been at every court hearing over the past
21 months, that they had conducted themselves in a professional and
appropriate manner. “You are a great family,” Spilseth said, noting
that their conduct was indicative of the needlessness and the
senselessness of Tim Larson’s killing.
Huber’s sentence was at the low end of the 306 to 367 month range
allowed by state sentencing guidelines for the charge. He was also
ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and $44,323.61 in restitution, jointly
with his father. He was given credit for 642 days already served in
Huber had been held on $1 million bail since the day of the Oct.
8, 2011, killing and had been held without bail since the jury verdict
finding him guilty on May 7.
Huber, 47, and his father, Delbert Huber, were indicted on the
charges for killing Larson, 43, of Albertville. Delbert Huber shot and
killed Larson after a confrontation on the Norman Larson property in
rural Belgrade. Norman is Timothy Larson’s father.
Delbert Huber, now 83, is already serving the maximum sentence of
367 months in prison for second-degree intentional murder, to which he
pleaded guilty in August 2012. According to the Department of
Corrections, he is in the Minnesota Correctional Facility at