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Jury trial scheduled for jail assault

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A Perham man accused of assaulting an alleged stabber will face a jury Dec. 20.

Christopher Lee Gilmer faces an assault charge stemming from an Oct. 17 incident that occurred inside the Otter Tail County Jail.


According to court documents, Gilmer approached Robert Wesley McCane, a Missouri man who was in jail for the Oct. 6 stabbing of a Perham woman outside a Super 8 motel, and punched the man in the face.

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