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Omnibus hearing set for Cass Lake man in attempted murder case

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CASS LAKE — A hearing was held Monday in Cass County District Court for a 24-year-old Cass Lake man charged with felony first-degree attempted murder.


John Ernest Lutgen, who also was charged with first-degree burglary and second-degree assault, is accused of entering a home through a pet access door on Dec. 23 and attempting to kill an adult male who was sleeping at the time.

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