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Suspect Named in Church Attack

Grass Valley Police have a suspect in the St. Patrick’s Church beating case…

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Police Lieutenant Alex Gammelgard says police actually made contact with Kierkegaard in Condon Park about four hours *before* the attack. They were able to tie Kierkegaard to the attack after talking to witnesses….

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It is believed that Kierkegaard has left the area. The victim, 78 year-old Mary Grace Tassone remains in critical condition at Sutter Roseville Hospital. Police say Tassone suffered blunt force trauma after being attacked early Sunday morning. She was found on the side of the building about two hours later. Police have not determined a motive for the attack.

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