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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing another man to death after a fight in Fargo four years ago is trying a new route to get his conviction overturned.

The North Dakota Supreme Court last year upheld the murder conviction of Elijah Addai in the August 2007 killing of 23-year-old David Delonais of Moorhead, Minn.

The Forum newspaper reports that Addai’s attorney has now filed a post-conviction relief lawsuit, asking either for a new trial or new DNA tests. The 27-year-old Addai has claimed another man killed Delonais.

Judge Wickham Corwin did not immediately rule on the request by defense attorney Blake Hankey.

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