Prosecutors finish calling witnesses in Deputy Dewey murder case, defense lawyers up next
CROOKSTON, Minn. - The prosecution rested its case about 1:20 p.m. today in the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks, after calling 50 or so witnesses since Aug. 17.
Fairbanks faces a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting of Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey Feb. 18,2009. If convicted he would face a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole.
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