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Predatory offender sentenced in Clay court to 25½ years for raping pregnant dancer

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MOORHEAD – A Moorhead man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an exotic dancer who was seven months pregnant was sentenced Friday in Clay County District court to 25½ years in prison.


Jesse Lee Paskey, 29, was accused of tying up the woman, raping her repeat-edly and holding a knife to her throat on Dec. 23 in his home after she went there to perform a dance. He was arrested after she escaped and ran to a neighbor’s.

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