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FILE - In this May 15, 2011 photo, Aaron Boogaard, left, breaks down while speaking about his brother Derek Boogaard during a public memorial service at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., for Derek, who was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment a few days earlier. Aaron Boogaard has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal prescription pills on the night his brother died. Online records showed Aaron Boogaard was arrested Wednesday, July 20, 2011, on a narcotics charge. He was held without bail in the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Renee Jones Schneider, File)
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FILE - In this May 15, 2011 photo, Aaron Boogaard, left, breaks down while speaking about his brother Derek Boogaard during a public memorial service at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., for Derek, who was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment a few days earlier. Aaron Boogaard has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal prescription pills on the night his brother died. Online records showed Aaron Boogaard was arrested Wednesday, July 20, 2011, on a narcotics charge. He was held without bail in the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Renee Jones Schneider, File)

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