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JUVENILE LIFE SENTENCE-PAROLE DENIED

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A man convicted in the slaying of a 4-year-old girl Arkansas girl has been denied parole after becoming eligible for release following rulings by the state's and nation's highest courts. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports 47-year-old Christopher Segerstrom was denied parole Tuesday. SENT: 130 words.

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