Prtine found guilty in stabbing murder
A St. Louis County jury deliberated about
5½ hours Wednesday before finding a Hibbing man guilty of first-degree murder for stabbing his cocaine dealer to death
Andy Prtine, 33, was indicted in September on charges of first-degree premeditated murder and first-degree murder while committing a separate felony in the Nov. 8, 2007, slaying of Brent Ward,
45, in the victim's Hibbing apartment.
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