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Published January 23, 2014, 08:32 PM

Patient at Minnesota Security Hospital in custody in connection with the death of another patient

A patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital is in custody in connection with the death of another patient.

A patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital is in custody in connection with the death of another patient.

St. Peter police say 41-year-old Michael Francis Douglas was found in his room Wednesday night during routine staff checks. He appeared to have injuries caused by violent trauma.

A 31-year-old man was arrested. Police Chief Matt Peters says the suspect was also a patient at the security hospital. Formal charges are pending.

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