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Criminal Motion Hearing Set for Garland Nelson

Photo of Garland Joseph Nelson from Missouri Dept of Corrections

A criminal motion hearing is set for a Kingston man facing murder charges.

Court documents say Garland Joseph Nelson faces felony charges of murder, abandonment of a corpse, tampering with physical evidence, armed criminal action, tampering with a motor vehicle, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Records list those charges from June 21, 2019.

Nelson’s charges come in the deaths of Nicholas and Justin Diemel of Shawano County, Wisconsin.

The state has reported seeking the death penalty for Nelson.

He pleaded not guilty in May.

Nelson is next set to appear in Caldwell County Court June 22 at 1:30 p.m.

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