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Fergus Falls 'soul collector' accused of attempting to cut off neighbor's toes, scalp

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A self-described "soul collector" and "medicine man" is accused of trying to cut off the toes and scalp of a former mayoral candidate in Fergus Falls, Minn.


Timothy Eugene Peterson, 42, is charged in Otter Tail County District Court with attempted murder and assault in connection with the alleged attack late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday.

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