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FNS Photo by Michael Vosburg David George Stevens speaks at his sentencing Friday in the Cass County Courthouse in Fargo for the November murders of Samantha Wickenheiser and Ward Allen Berg. Stevens was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on both counts.

Man receives two life sentences without parole in double murder


FARGO — On David Stevens’ 36th birthday, the grandfather of Stevens’ two youngest children faced him down in court and asked a judge to lock him up forever.

“Let him be reminded every day he wakes up he’s not going to get out – and he knows where he belongs,” John Wickenheiser said Friday during a Cass County District Court hearing where Stevens was sentenced to two life terms without parole.

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