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UPDATE: Man who plotted random Woodbury murder civilly committed

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The man who plotted to kill a random Woodbury resident in 2008 was civilly committed Thursday by a Washington County judge who pointed to strong evidence that the man was planning more violence.


Judge Greg Galler found 21-year-old Woodbury resident Andrew James Busskohl mentally ill and dangerous following a three-day court trial. He will be placed at Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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