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March 11, 2009
Neilson acquitted, case dismissed
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The criminal case against Kenneth George Neilson, accused of firing the weapon that caused the death of Worthington man...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Neilson attorney asks for new trial
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...
news / courts
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
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. Jill Lutterman broke down in tears as Judge Patrick Carr read the jury's guilty verdict...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Experts testify in Neilson 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. Neilson, on trial for involuntary manslaughter and reckless...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Accident or reckless behavior?
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. Opening...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Neilson trial will begin today
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. Neilson, 56,...
news / crime / courts
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
July 22, 2008
Trial delayed again
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The trial for Kenneth Neilson of Sibley, Iowa, has now been continued until early December so the prosecution has a chance to get up to speed on the case. Earlier this month, counsel for the prosecution was substituted after the Dickinson County Attorney had...
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July 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Trial for Iowa man who shot Worthington resident pushed back
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- For the third time since the shooting incident that caused the death of Worthington man Marlan Lutterman, the trial of Kenneth George Neilson has been pushed back yet again. "The delay is extremely frustrating and emotionally draining," Jill Lutterman, the victim's...
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May 8, 2008 - 12:00am