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Thief River Falls man arrested in stabbing death

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The stabbing death of a 23-year-old man in Thief River Falls has led authorities to arrest a 19-year-old suspect.

Matthew Raymond Shepard has died as a result of stab wounds, said Dave Carlson, the supervisor of Pennington County's emergency dispatch center.


Shepard was dropped off at MeritCare Hospital in Thief River Falls on Monday night with stab wounds, according to a news release from the Pennington County Sheriff's Office.

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