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Katie Poirier

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BEMIDJI -- The teeth were in the ashes.

They belonged to Katie Poirier, and were the last remnants of her body.

"The bones were so badly degraded by fire that there was no DNA evidence left," said Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp. "Same thing for the tooth. But it had a filling in it."


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Justin Glawe
Reporting on crime, courts and Beltrami county government. Follow me on Twitter @JustinGlawe.
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