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Published July 07, 2011, 12:00 AM

Swanson Smiles In Court


Michael Swanson smiles as District Court Judge Thomas Bice describes his crime as a, "cold blooded murder," during Swanson's sentencing hearing Thursday, July 7, 2011 in Webster County District Court in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Swanson will serve life in prison without parole in the Nov. 15, 2010 shooting death of Sheila Myers, 61, of Humboldt, Iowa. He was also convicted of first-degree robbery in the death of Myers. Swanson is expected to also plead guilty Thursday to first-degree murder and robbery charges in the Nov. 15. shooting death of Vicky Bowman-Hall at an Algona gas station. (AP Photo/The Messenger, Hans Madsen)


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