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Teen charged in fatal St. Cloud punch


ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have charged a 17-year-old Sauk Rapids boy with murder in the death of a man who was punched in a St. Cloud alley.

The youth was in shackles when he appeared Tuesday before Stearns County District Judge Frank Kundrat. The judge ordered him held pending his next hearing. The St. Cloud Times reports ( ) that prosecutors are seeking to try him as an adult.

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