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'I hope this leads to closure': Man charged with murder of two Spirit Lake children

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After an agonizing 14 months of waiting and wondering, the people of the Spirit Lake Nation learned Monday that federal authorities had arrested a St. Michael man over the weekend and charged him with the brutal killings of two children.


Valentino "Tino" James Bagola, 19, faces four counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of 9-year-old Destiny Jane Shaw DuBois and her 6-year-old brother, Travis Lee DuBois Jr.

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