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Jury acquits former MCF-Red Wing guard

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There was an audible sigh of relief from Suzanne Marie Walstrom's friends and family as five not guilty verdicts were read in Goodhue County District Court Wednesday afternoon.


Walstrom, 39, a former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing guard, was accused of having sexual relationships with three inmates while she worked at the prison. She faced one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and four counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.