Fargo judge tells convict: 'I'm just not quite sure I believe that you're remorseful'
FARGO - Dressed in an orange jail jumpsuit, Joel Donald Johansen turned around in a Cass County courtroom Wednesday and faced the 83-year-old woman he beat bloody with a dumbbell on Jan. 2.
"I'm so sorry for putting you through the pain that you've gone through," he said, his shackled hands outstretched and voice cracking as he verged on crying. "I just hope you can forgive me."
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