Serving life, kidnapper's appeal falls on deaf ears
OLIVIA -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has denied Matthew Fahey's appeal seeking to withdraw his guilty plea in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a then-14-year-old Fairfax newspaper carrier in May 2010.
Fahey's second attorney, Richard Swanson of Chaska had filed the appeal, charging that the District Court erred by denying his motion for a competency examination after his guilty plea but prior to his sentencing.
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