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Minnesota Supreme Court denies new trial for Radke


Steven Radke, convicted of first-degree murder in Crow Wing County, is not eligible for a new trial, the Minnesota Supreme Court recently ruled.

“An appellant will be entitled to a new trial if the errors, considered cumulatively, had the effect of denying him a fair trail,” the supreme court ruled. “Here, having carefully reviewed the record, we are satisfied that Radke’s trail was not unfair.”

Radke admitted shooting and killing his father-in-law Darrell Buesgens.

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