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Murder charge dropped, defendant released


DULUTH - A Duluth man held in the St. Louis County Jail since April on a murder charge has been released.

Prosecutors have dropped charges against 37-year-old Nakota Benjamin, one of two men accused of killing 28-year-old Joshua Olson at an apartment building in Duluth last April. Forty-one-year-old Joshua Littlewolf remains in jail on $400,000 bond. Littlewolf is charged with intentional second-degree murder and second-degree assault.

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