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LITTLE FALLS, Minn. - The defense is expected to wrap up its case this week in the Byron Smith murder trial.

It's still not known if the Little Falls man will take the stand in his own defense..

Smith is charged with first-degree premeditated murder in the deaths of 17-year-old Nick Brady and 18-year-old Haile Kifer.

The teens are believed to have broken into Smith's home Thanksgiving Day 2012.

Smith claims self-defense after several break-ins at his home.

Prosecutors contend Smith planned the killings.

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