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Lewiston, Maine, man sentenced to 55 years in beating death

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A Lewiston man apologized for withholding for months the location where he dumped the body of a woman but did not apologize for her death, before a judge imposed a sentence Friday of 55 years, although prosecutors had asked for only 40. Justice MaryGay Kennedy scolded Buddy Robinson for failing to take responsibility for the ‘‘brutal and vicious’’ killing of Christiana Fesmire and said his apology ‘‘doesn’t ring true for me.’’ Defense lawyer Edward Dilworth said he plans to appeal. The defense had recommended a 25-year sentence. Prosecutors said Robinson beat and drowned the 22-year-old Fesmire in her bathroom in a fit of anger, then dumped her body in a swampy and wooded area.

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