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24-year-old gets 10-year term in stabbing

LITCHFIELD, Minn. – Nels Clarence Bonde, 24, of Dassel, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years and 10 months in prison on a first-degree assault charge for stabbing a woman during a May 4 incident at a rural Litchfield residence.

As part of a plea agreement in Meeker County District Court, charges of second-degree attempted murder and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon were dismissed.

Bonde had been accused of stabbing a 25-year-old woman in her sleep.  

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