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Susan Thompson

Attorney quits case after ex-Minnesota Power official fails to appear in court, again

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In the end, even her attorney couldn't defend the actions of former Minnesota Power official Susan Kay Thompson.

Duluth defense attorney Kevin Cornwell on Thursday asked to be allowed to withdraw as Thompson's attorney for ethical reasons about a half-hour after Thompson failed to appear in State District Court for her sentencing by Judge John DeSanto for theft of corporate property.

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DeSanto granted the request.

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