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Jury: Peltier guilty of murdering boy

Amanda Peltier, the Starbuck woman charged with the murder 4-year-old Eric Dean, was found guilty by a jury Wednesday afternoon.

After about five hours of deliberation, the jury returned the guilty verdict on all three counts against Peltier - first-degree murder, second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

Immediately, Peltier was sentenced to life in prison.

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Amy Chaffins

Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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