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Charge vs. Aaron Boogaard dismissed

Updated: October 6, 2011, 1:57 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minnesota judge threw out a felony charge against the brother of hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard on Thursday for supplying a painkiller that contributed to the player's overdose death earlier this year.

Aaron Boogaard, 24, told police he gave his brother an oxycodone pill at the start of a night of partying that led to Boogaard's death May 13 at age 28. Aaron Boogaard was charged with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance.

In dismissing the charge, Hennepin ...

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