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JUSTINE WETTSCHRECK/DAILY GLOBE Randy Swaney is escorted into Rock County District Court in Luverne for sentencing in this August 2008 file photo.

Supreme court appeal denied for murderer of state park worker


LUVERNE -- Unless Randy Leeroyal Swaney can find a federal issue to cite, which is unlikely, his remedies for an August 2008 murder conviction have been exhausted and the man accused of murdering Blue Mound State Park worker Carrie Nelson will stay in prison for the rest of his life.

The Minnesota Supreme Court filed a decision Thursday denying most of the arguments made by Swaney regarding his conviction in that murder.

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