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Would-be 'Dexter' killer's appeal rejected 10 years after he sought heart transplant

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Andrew Busskohl, the Woodbury man who authorities say would have carried out a murder if a friend hadn't intervened, lost his appeal to a court ruling that placed him indefinitely at a state mental hospital.


A Minnesota appeals court decided Dec. 5 not to overturn a lower court's ruling after Busskohl argued he did not meet statutory criteria for civil commitment and that his placement at the secure hospital was inappropriate.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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