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PR man who couldn't stay sober gets 110 month sentence

Luis Candelaria

A Park Rapids man who couldn't refrain from alcohol and killed his friend in a drunken brawl in 2010 is back behind bars for a long time.

Judge Paul Rasmussen said he was disappointed in Luis Candelaria, 49, when the judge imposed a stayed adjudication of 110 months Tuesday in the 2010 death of Richard Hoskins.

At the time of Hoskins' death, Candelaria was under a court order not to drink.

"He's a public safety threat," said Hubbard County attorney Don Dearstyne in court Tuesday.

Read more on the story in Saturday's Enterprise.