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June 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Largest metal theft in state history results in 12 1/2-year sentence

A Seattle man convicted in what is believed to be the biggest metal-theft case in state history was sentenced this afternoon to about 12 1/2 years in prison. A King County jury last month convicted Donald Turpin of stealing 4.3 miles of copper wiring from the Sound Transit light-rail system between November 2010 and August 2011. He was found…

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