Andrew Dikken, the 29-year-old from Renville, has pleaded guilty to two counts of First Degree Murder, and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
He pleaded guilty to First Degree Murder with Premeditation, and First Degree Murder While Committing a Felony.
Van Horn accepted the pleas. Four other counts of First Degree Murder were dismissed.
Dikken then recieved the life sentence for the September 2nd shooting deaths of his ex-girlfriend 26-year-old Kara Monson of Granite Falls and Monson’s new boyfriend 28-year-old Chris Panitzke of Redwood Falls.