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Fahey pleads guilty to abduction, assault of teenage newspaper carrier in Fairfax

OLIVIA -- Matthew Fahey, 25, originally of Fairfax, pleaded guilty today to kidnapping, criminal sexual predatory conduct and criminal sexual conduct in the first degree.

Testimony will continue in the afternoon on the issue of whether heinous elements were part of the crime. If heinous elements are found to be present, Fahey will likely face a life sentence in prison.

Fahey is charged in the abduction and sexual assault of a 14-year-old newspaper carrier in Fairfax last May.

Read more on this story Wednesday in the West Central Tribune and

Tom Cherveny

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

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