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Helgeson sentenced in murder conspiracy

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A Kenyon man was sentenced Monday in Rice County to more than 13 years in prison for conspiring to have his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend killed.


Jesse Allen Helgeson, 27, will serve 161 months and 15 days at Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud. He will get credit for 352 days already served.

According to a court complaint filed in Rice County District Court last May, Helgeson asked an acquaintance over text message to kill Helgeson's ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.