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Grand jury brings first-degree murder indictment against Darek Nelson in fatal stabbing in Montevideo, Minn.


MONTEVIDEO -- Darek Nelson now faces the possibility of life in prison for the fatal stabbing of Vinessa Lozano, 18, on Jan. 13 in Montevideo.

A grand jury returned an indictment this afternoon for first-degree murder - premeditated, to the District Court in Chippewa County, according to Chippewa County Attorney David Gilbertson.

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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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