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MSOP client pleads guilty, will be sentenced Friday


March 8, 2019

George Mack Jr.

A sex offender at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in Moose Lake pleaded guilty to felony premeditated first-degree attempted murder last week.

George Mack Jr., 42, was charged with premeditated first-degree attempted murder as well as fourth-degree assault in Carlton County Sixth District Court Thursday, Jan. 31. He pleaded guilty to both charges Feb. 25 and will be sentenced Friday, March 8.

According to the criminal complaint, here's how the incident unfolded:

MSOP clinician Zachary Campbell was leading a large community meeting in an open area of the facility on Jan. 29. The offenders...

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