Well if the sentences are given as consecutive sentences - serving one sentence, then the other(s), one after the other - it quite possibly will amount to life. As I said though, just my guess. I do not believe they will go easy on him because they fear the resulting riots would be worse than those that take place anyway. Of course, this will quite possibly drag on for years due to appeals; then again, granting him appeals may also be affected by politics and they may not grant him any or just one.The maximum for second degree unintentional homicide in Minnesota is 40 years. Not sure how the other two convictions will come in to play for jail time sentence.