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Robert Knorr, Dr. Alonna Norberg's father, testifies that Dr. Jon Norberg asked him to pressure his daughter into changing her story to derail his criminal trial during the trial Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 in the District Court in Fargo, N.D. (The Forum, Michael Vosburg)

'Bombshell' in Norberg trial: Surgeon tried to cut deal with father-in-law to get wife to recant

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FARGO - The prosecution dropped what the judge described as "a bombshell" this afternoon in the trial of Fargo surgeon Jon Norberg.

His father-in-law testified that a week before the trial, Jon Norberg met with him at a Fargo restaurant and suggested Alonna Norberg recant her claims that the surgeon - her husband - drugged her without her consent and sexually assaulted her while she was sedated.


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