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Man Convicted in Mole Lake Stabbing to Learn His FateSubmitted: 12/07/2012
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FOREST COUNTY - Another man convicted in the Mole Lake stabbing will be sentenced today.

18 year old Preston Krusensterna will be sentenced at 1:00 p.m. in Forest County Circuit Court.

He is one of six people charged in the stabbing of a Wausau man back in February.

Krusensterna pleaded guilty to being a party to attempted second degree intentional homicide.

18 year old Melvin Zarda got four years in prison for his role in the attack.

16 year old Craig McGeshick will also serve four years in prison.

Court cases for three other suspects haven't wrapped up yet.

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