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Published August 09, 2010, 12:21 PM

Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Dies

A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy has died about 18 months after he was shot in the line of duty.

A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy has died about 18 months after he was shot in the line of duty.

Sheriff Doug Krier says Chris Dewey died about 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Krier says Dewey's wife Emily called the department to give the news. Dewey had been in hospice care in North Branch.

Dewey was shot in the head and stomach in February 2009 while checking out a report of shots fired in a Mahnomen neighborhood.

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