Lake Park Police Department

Former Lake Park Police Chief, Deputy Sheriff Found Dead in Becker County

53-year-old Jay Nelson was found in his car with a gunshot wound after 6 p.m. on Saturday

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — On Saturday evening, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office got a call there was a dead man in his car. When they arrived, it was the last person they say they expected: their former colleague, 53–year–old Jay Nelson. Yellowhead Trail in Becker County’s West Sugarbush Township is popular among many hunters, including Nelson, who spent many years hunting…