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Release denied for 16-year-old charged in slaying of Willmar, Minn., grandmother

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WILLMAR — The parents of 16-year-old Devon Jenkins sought Monday to have him released to their custody, saying he would be under close adult supervision and attend all scheduled court appearances.


Eighth District Judge Michael Thompson denied the request, however, and ordered the youth to remain in detention at Prairie Lakes Youth Programs.

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Anne Polta

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