SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Defense attorney Edward Bjornstad has filed a motion asking for a new trial for Kenneth George Neilson Jr., the Spirit Lake man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Worthington native Marlan Lutterman. Instead of the sentencing scheduled for Monday, there will be oral arguments.
Neilson guilty SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — After less then three hours of deliberation, a jury found Kenneth George Neilson Jr. guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Worthington resident Marlan Lutterman.
Jury watches video interview with defendant on second day of trial.
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Jury members in Dickinson County District Court watched a video recording of the initial interview between Kenneth George Neilson Jr. and a law enforcement officer during Wednesday’s trial proceedings.
Trial begins, Neilson accused of involuntary manslaughter SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — A jury will decide if the shooting death of Marlan Lutterman was a “pure accident” or happened because of reckless behavior, which will determine if Kenneth George Neilson Jr. will be found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and/or reckless use of a firearm.
Manslaughter charges filed in connection with Worthington man’s death
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — After more than a year, long hours of investigation and numerous delays, the trial of Kenneth George Neilson, accused of felony-level manslaughter, is scheduled to get under way today with jury selection followed by the start of opposing arguments.
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