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Man charged Thursday with second-degree murder for stabbing


WALKER — A 20-year-old Red Lake man was charged Thursday with second-degree murder for the stabbing death of a 22-year-old Walker man that occurred Wednesday in the Onigum area, reported Cass County attorney Christopher Strandlie.

Sheldon James Smith appeared before Cass County District Judge David Harrington who set unconditional bail at $750,000 or $500,000 with conditions. Smith’s next court appearance is scheduled for April 2.

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