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Alberta, Minn., teen now faces adult charges in death of his mother


MORRIS -- A 17-year-old Alberta teenager has been certified to stand trial as an adult in the December 2010 death of his mother.

Jacob Seth Cobb is charged with two counts of murder in the second degree in the death of 50-year-old Tamara Lee Mason. Both counts carry a maximum sentence of 40 years in jail.

Cobb made his first appearance as an adult Wednesday in Stevens County District Court.

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