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Park Rapids man gets 18 months in death of best friend

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The saga of two best friends who couldn't handle their alcohol ended July 3, 2010 with one going to the grave; the other to jail.

Monday Luis Candelaria, 48, was formally sentenced to 18 months in jail in the death of Richard Allen Hoskins of Park Rapids.


Hoskins' funeral program said he passed away at "41 years, 6 months & 11 days."

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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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