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Teen convicted of killing his stepgrandfather denied new trial

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. -- Dakotah Eliason, convicted of killing his stepgrandfather back in 2010 was denied a new trial.

The teenager filed an appeal after being found guilty of first degree murder.

He said his then attorney provided ineffective assistance.

A Berrien County trial judge ruled on Tuesday that was not the case.

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