Carrie Nelson’s murderer exhausts Minnesota appellate opportunities
LUVERNE — Unless Randy Leeroyal Swaney can find a federal issue to cite, which is unlikely, his remedies for an August 2008 murder conviction have been exhausted and the man accused of murdering Blue Mound State Park worker Carrie Nelson will stay in prison for the rest of his life.
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Assistant Attorney General Bill Klumpp began his opening statement aggressively on Wednesday by telling the jury he intended to prove Randy Leeroyal Swaney “brutally murdered Carrie Christine Nelson by beating her to death with a 12-pound rock so she couldn’t testify against him.”
LUVERNE — Preparing for a lengthy trial isn’t all about the crime, as court and law enforcement officials in Rock County could attest. The process includes the logistics of courtroom security, seating for viewers and even feeding the jurors for days at a time.
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