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Montevideo, Minn., man to serve 27 months in stabbing


MONTEVIDEO -- A Montevideo man has begun serving a prison sentence of 27 months for thrusting a knife into the chest of a man during an argument.

David Medellin Jr., who will turn 19 this month, was sentenced last week in District Court in Montevideo on the charge of assault in the second degree -- causing substantial bodily harm, according to Chippewa County Attorney David Gilbertson.

The defendant was given credit for 68 days served in jail.

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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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