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Murder charges dismissed against Alexandria man

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Murder charges are being dismissed against a 34-year-old Alexandria man who was awaiting a new trial in the 2004 death of his 4-month-old daughter.


The Douglas County Attorney's Office filed a motion today, Friday, to dismiss the indictment that charged Michael Ray Hansen with murdering his daughter, Avry.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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