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Poitra enters plea

On Thursday, April 13 in New Rockford, Nicholas Poitra entered pleas of not guilty to the charges of murder, burglary and terrorizing.

Poitra is accused of killing 30-year-old Troyal Thumb with a short-barreled shotgun at Rindy's Bar in Sheyenne on Feb. 19. He then evaded law enforcement for three days as he briefly became one of North Dakota's most wanted fugitives.

Thursday's hearing in the Eddy...

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