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Brandon Clarence Bedford arrived at the Morrison County Courthouse for his sentencing Wednesday. Since there was a warrant for his arrest for failing to appear  for a presentencing investigation and for a hearing, he was immediately arrested and brought to jail. When he entered Judge Conrad Freeberg’s courtroom, he was in handcuffs. On March 27, [...]

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On April 23, Morrison County issued a warrant for the arrest of Brandon Clarence Bedford, 26, Cokato, for failing to appear for a presentencing investigation. If and when he is arrested, he is to be held without bail in the Morrison County Jail. Court records say Bedford poses an active danger to himself and others [...]

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Too many people could have given Gosiak the fatal dose of heroin  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Brandon Clarence Bedford, 26, was found not guilty Thursday of third degree murder in the heroin death of Miranda Gosiak of Little Falls. He was found guilty of third degree sale of a controlled substance (heroin) which carries a [...]

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Brandon Clarence Bedford was found not guilty in the death of Miranda Gosiak. She died Feb. 28, 2012, from an overdose of heroin. The facts presented by defense attorneys Gary Wolf and Holly Frame left reasonable doubt on exactly where that final overdoes of heroin came from. The jury deliberated for three hours before returning [...]

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Bedford is accused of murdering Gosiak by giving her an overdose of heroin  By Tina Snell Staff Writer The defense team for Brandon Bedford made two motions on the third day of trial to dismiss the charges against their client. Gary Wolf and Holly Frame from Minneapolis moved to dismiss both counts against Bedford, one [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Kelly Mills was the first witness called by the prosecution at the Brandon Bedford trial Tuesday. She is the medical examiner for Morrison County, with offices in Ramsey County. Bedford is accused of murdering Miranda Gosiak, 19, by giving her a fatal dose of heroin in the home of Tanya Ashby, [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The jury for the Brandon Bedford trial was selected by 12:30 p.m. today (Monday). Judge Conrad Freeberg, prosecutors Todd Kosovich and Amber Kusler and defense attorneys Gary Wolf and Holly Frame questioned the prospective jurors. Bedford is charged with third degree murder and third degree sale of a narcotic. The murder [...]

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He is charged in the death of Miranda Gosiak  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The jury trial for Brandon Clarence Bedford begins Monday. He has been charged with third degree murder for giving heroin to Miranda Gosiak, 19, a resident of Little Falls, who died of an overdose Feb. 28, 2012. Bedford was also charged with [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Branden Clarence Bedford’s pre-trial hearing, scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, was cancelled minutes before it was to commence. Bedford has been charged with first degree murder in the heroin overdose death of Miranda Gosiak Feb. 27, 2012, in Little Falls. The defense attorney, Gary R. Wolf, was not in attendance Wednesday [...]

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