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Civil commitment sought for rest stop stabbing suspect

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A Canadian man accused of nearly stabbing another man to death at a Moorhead rest stop could spend the rest of his life in a psychiatric hospital.


Clay County Social Services has filed a petition to civilly commit Harmit Bhangu stating that the 32-year-old is mentally ill and poses a risk of "serious, imminent, physical harm" to himself and others if he is not held in a treatment facility.

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