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Daniel Kurt Vernier is led out of the Mahnomen County Courtroom in February after his first court appearance in the shooting of Mahnomen County deputy Christopher Dewey. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Vernier pleads guilty in connection with Dewey shooting

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MAHNOMEN - The man accused of being an accomplice in the February shooting of Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy Christopher Dewey reached a plea deal for his role in the incident.


Daniel Kurt Vernier, 27, pleaded guilty to the charge of failure to render assistance during a hearing Wednesday afternoon in the Ninth District Court of Minnesota, Mahnomen.

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