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Crow man pleads guilty to murder of student

Mitchell James Chandler, a member of the Crow Tribe of Montana, pleaded guilty to stabbing Dexter Morning Jr., a Crow tribal member who was a popular high school wrestler.

Chandler, 22, admitted to stabbing Morning, 17, five times on May 24, 2004. The two had gotten into a fight at a graduation party on the Crow Reservation.

Chandler faces a maximum punishment of life in prison and a $250,000 fine for killing Morning.

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Man says he fatally stabbed wrestler (The Billings Gazette 4/20)