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South Korea's top court upheld an U.S. citizen's 20-year murder sentence Wednesday, finally drawing a line under a tortuous legal saga two decades after he stabbed a Korean to death in a Burger King toilet.Patterson, the son of a U.S. military contractor, was 17 at the time, and 20 years in jail is the maximum penalty in South Korea for an offender under 18 .Patterson was formally charged in absentia with Jo's murder in 2011 and was extradited from the United States in September 2015 to face trial.
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