Thomas Fairbanks sentenced to life in prison for murder of Deputy Christopher Dewey
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Thomas Lee Fairbanks stood solemnly, looking down or straight ahead, as District Court Judge Jeff Remick handed down the mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole for the murder of Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Dewey plus two 10-year sentences to be served consecutively for shooting at other officers.
Fairbanks was found guilty of first-degree murder on Sept.1 in Polk County District Court.
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