CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Fergus Falls man was sentenced to 19 years in prison for second-degree murder of his brother last June.

Nicholas Hauge, 29, has reported to the Minnesota Department of Corrections in St. Cloud for his sentence. He also was ordered to pay $7,831 in restitution, as well as other court fees.

Hauge was arrested last year after his brother, 19-year-old Timothy Hauge, was found dead in a Fosston, Minn., lawn with blunt force trauma to his head. One 911 caller said she had witnessed someone, later identified as Hauge, throwing objects at a man who appeared to be passed out on the lawn.

According to court documents, Hauge was found standing in the road with blood on his arms and clothing. A landscaping brick with blood on the corner was found nearby, according to documents.

Prosecutors in the case noted that Timothy Hauge appeared to have been treated with "particular cruelty."

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Hauge initially was charged with two counts of second-degree murder and faced a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison for both counts. One of the counts was dismissed when he pleaded guilty in March.