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Deputy cleared in standoff shooting: Beltrami County attorney concludes investigation

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BEMIDJI — The investigation into a summer standoff that resulted in the death of a Beltrami County man has been concluded.

Beltrami County Attorney Timothy Faver submitted a letter to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension clearing the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Deputy who shot and killed the man of any criminal charges.

“It is my conclusion that no criminal charges are warranted with respect to this matter,” Faver wrote in his letter.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts and Beltrami county government for The Bemidji Pioneer. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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