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BENSON -- Andrew Lemcke, 35, will serve up to 52 months in prison for second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of his wife.

District Ju-dge Jon Stafs-holt sentenced Lemcke on Monday morning in Benson. It's the maximum possible under sentencing guidelines in place when Nichole Riley-Lemcke, 26, was fatally shot in their Appleton home on Sept. 12, 2004.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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