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Moorhead man sentenced to 12 years for second-degree attempted murder

Juan Pablo Brown was arrested on Jan. 9 after police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building in south Moorhead.

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Juan Pablo Brown
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MOORHEAD — A Moorhead man was sentenced in Clay County District Court on Monday, June 6, to 12 years in prison on a charge of second-degree attempted murder.

Juan Pablo Brown, 28, pleaded guilty to the charge in April.

Other charges Brown had been facing, including charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault and second-degree assault, were dismissed.

He was given credit for having served 512 days.

Brown was arrested on Jan. 9 after police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building in south Moorhead.

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Officers found a woman with multiple stab wounds who said she was in a relationship with Brown, and a day before the stabbing he showed up at her home and accused her of cheating on him, according to court documents.

The documents said the woman alleged Brown then pulled down her pants and underwear to check for indications she had been cheating.

The next day, the woman told investigators, Brown attacked her with a kitchen knife after she refused to give him money, according to court documents.

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