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Duluth man found guilty of stabbing former roommate with sword

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A prosecutor told a Duluth jury Thursday that it was no accident when Kyle McClain stabbed a former roommate with a sword, and that there is no way the weapon could have penetrated Richard Stewart’s thick winter jacket and 5 inches of skin and flesh without force.

“He wants you to believe that Mr. Stewart’s body is a hot stick of butter,” Assistant St. Louis County Attorney Nate Stumme told the jury during closing arguments in the three-day-long trial.

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