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Teen charged in clerk killings will use insanity defense

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KOSSUTH COUNTY (KWWL)-- An insanity defense will be used for a Minnesota teen, charged with killing two Iowa convenience clerks.

17-year-old Michael Swanson is accused of killing one clerk in Algona, then driving to Humboldt and killing another clerk, in November.

He will be charged as an adult for the murder and robbery charges.

His attorney has asked to combine the murder trials, which are set for this summer.

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