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Jury acquits Briard on sex charges

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FOLEY -- Frazee hog farmer Robert Briard was found innocent of second degree criminal sexual conduct today in Benton County District Court.


A 12-person jury deliberated for roughly an hour following the conclusion of closing statements early this afternoon.

"Justice was done for the second time," said Briard's attorney, Earl Grey, as he left the courthouse.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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