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Ericsson Sentenced to Life in Prison

Carl Ericsson, 73, of Watertown was sentenced to life in prison, without parole, at the South Dakota State Penitentiary and ordered to pay $6320.10 in restitution to the Johnson family.

Ericsson had previously admitted to the January 31st shooting death of Norman Johnson, 72, of Madison.

Circuit Judge Vincent Foley delivered the sentence to Ericsson and informed him that he has the right to appeal the sentence decision within 30 days.

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