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Thief River Falls man sentenced in fatal pot case

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A third man was sentenced Thursday in Thief River Falls over a Pennington County pot deal gone bad a year ago that ended with a Badger, Minn., man stabbed to death.


Bryan Johnson, 21, Thief River Falls, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting robbery in the April 26, 2010, incident that resulted in the stabbing death of Matthew Sheppard.

State district Judge Jeffrey Remick sentenced Johnson on Thursday to 69 months in prison.

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