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Parents testify in trial of man accused in daughter's death

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By Clare Kennedy

Owatonna People's Press

OWATONNA -- In a hushed courtroom, Gary Anderson described the last time he spoke with his daughter. The day was Dec. 2. In less than 48 hours 19-year-old Katie Anderson would be found slain, crumpled in a ditch in rural Steele County.


"She was looking for a special cookie cutter that she needed for her cake decorating final," Gary said of his daughter, who was studying to become a pastry chef.

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