Woman pleads guilty in overdose death of Stewartville man in exchange for 4-year sentence recommendation

(ABC 6 News) – A Stewartville woman pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree manslaughter in the death of 45-year-old Michael Janvrin Tuesday, March 5.

Shannon Marie Brown was originally charged with 3rd-degree murder after allegedly providing Janvrin with the drugs that led to his death in October of 2023.

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According to Minnesota court records, Brown entered a guilty plea to the amended charge of 2nd-degree manslaughter–culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk at her third omnibus hearing Tuesday.

According to Brown’s plea agreement, filed Tuesday afternoon, the prosecution and defense will recommend that she be sentenced to prison for 48 months, or 4 years.

Brown’s sentencing is scheduled for May 29.

ABC 6 News will update this story as more information is available.