- Associated Press - Saturday, September 19, 2015

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A Sartell teenager has pleaded guilty for his role in an accidental fire that killed a woman at a St. Cloud home last November.

Investigators believe the fire started when 19-year-old Justin Edward Pick and 18-year-old Dustin Ross Zablocki were making an extract from marijuana known as “dabs” or butane hash oil. The fire killed Zablocki’s grandmother, Sally Douglas.

The St. Cloud Times reports (http://on.sctimes.com/1gALhrs ) Pick pleaded guilty Wednesday to aiding and abetting third-degree murder. State guidelines recommend a sentence of just over seven years in prison. Pick’s sentencing is set for Oct. 29.

Pick has agreed to testify against Zablocki, who is due in court Nov. 12. A judge recently denied a motion to dismiss one of the two counts against him and exclude certain evidence.

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Information from: St. Cloud Times, http://www.sctimes.com

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