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Supreme court denies Eastwood petition for review in racially motivated assault case

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A petition for review by convicted felon Lucas Eastwood of Backus was denied by the Minnesota Supreme Court.

The supreme court filed its ruling Tuesday.


Eastwood was sentenced to eight years and seven months in prison after being convicted in the Feb. 6, 2011, assault of Willie Navy.

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