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Hearing for man accused in November killing is delayed

 

January 31, 2020



A Cloquet man who allegedly shot and killed his friend after a night of drinking in November appeared in St. Louis County Sixth District Court Thursday, Jan. 16.

Thomas Allen Micklewright, 44, faces charges of second-degree felony murder, without intent, in the shooting of James Arthur Couture.

Judge Shaun Floerke rescheduled the Jan. 16 omnibus hearing to April 6, because the prosecution is still waiting for DNA test results and other follow up.

According to the criminal complaint, officers from the Fond du Lac Police Department and St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to Micklew...



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