Bakdash could face 51 years in Dinkytown deaths

The county attorney cited "the severity of the current offense, the impact the defendant's senseless actions have had and continue to have on the victims and their families, and the defendant's failure to accept responsibility for these offenses," according to a report in the Pioneer Press.
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The county attorney cited "the severity of the current offense, the impact the defendant's senseless actions have had and continue to have on the victims and their families, and the defendant's failure to accept responsibility for these offenses," according to a report in the Pioneer Press.

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