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Prosecutor asks to convene grand jury in Montevideo stabbing case


MONTEVIDEO -- Chippewa County Attorney David Gilbertson filed a motion Wednesday with the district court asking that a grand jury be convened in the stabbing death of Vinessa Lozano, 18, of Montevideo.

Derek Jon Nelson, 24, of Montevideo, is currently held in the Chippewa County Jail on second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and second-degree assault charges in Lozano's death.

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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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