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Park Rapids police investigate city's first homicide of 2010

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Park Rapids police are investigating the death of a man Saturday night in the city's first homicide of 2010.

Police were called to 619 Woodland Avenue around 9:18 p.m. for a "fight with injuries," said Police Chief Terry Eilers.


Officers and an ambulance responded to find a man giving another man CPR on the front lawn.

"I punched him and he's not breathing," the suspect allegedly told police and paramedics.

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