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McCormick found guilty of second-degree manslaughter

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A jury on Friday found Kevin McCormick, 53, of Breezy Point, Minn., guilty of second-degree manslaughter in pulling down Jerry Benedict's tree stand while Benedict was sitting in it, causing him to sustain injuries that eventually led to his death.


After the guilty verdict was read, Tom Benedict, the late Jerry Benedict's son, let out a sigh of relief and said, "Thank God."

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