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Park Rapids man arraigned in weekend death

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The weekend death of a Park Rapids man at the hands of another was a tragic accident brought on by alcohol abuse, say the family of the man charged.


"He's a good man when he's not drinking," said a tearful Karen Candelaria, the estranged wife of Luis Candelaria, who was arraigned Tuesday on manslaughter charges in the beating death of Richard Allen Hoskins, 41.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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