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Court says Asperger’s diagnosis for Montevideo, Minn., murder suspect is irrelevant

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MONTEVIDEO — Darek Nelson’s defense attorney will not be able to enter evidence related to Nelson’s diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome during his upcoming murder trial.


District Judge Dwayne Knutsen gr-anted a motion by the prosecution to exclude the evidence in an order filed Dec. 17.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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