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Judge dismisses kidnapping charges against Lynn man

An Essex Superior Court judge dismissed charges Thursday against a Lynn man who is the last person known to have been with his son before the child disappeared from the North Shore city five years ago.

No trace of Giovanni Gonzalez, then 5, has been found since he went for a weekend visit with his father, Ernesto Gonzalez, in August 2008.

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