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Convenience store clerk murderer to face first trial

CARROLL (KWWL) -

The first of two trials for a Minnesota teenager accused of killing two Iowa convenience store clerks is scheduled to begin Monday.

Michael Swanson of St. Louis Park, Minn. is charged with two counts of first degree murder and first-degree robbery for the November 15, 2010 shooting deaths of convenience store clerks in Algona and Humboldt.

If convicted, the 18-year-old will spend life in prison.

Monday's trial is for the murder of Sheila Myers, who was killed while working at the Humboldt Kum & Go.

On July 27, Swanson will be on trial for shooting Vicky Bowman-Hall at the Crossroads gas station in Algona.

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