West Sugarbush Township

Man Charged With Manslaughter In Hunting Death Appears In Court

Morris Dodd Jr. appeared for a hearing and will be back in court on January 7

BECKER COUNTY, MN — An Ogema, Minnesota man arrested in the shooting death of former Lake Park Police Chief Jay Nelson appears in court. 54-year-old Morris Dodd Jr. appeared for a hearing and will be back in court on January 7. He remains in custody in Becker County. Dodd faces 2nd degree manslaughter and felon in possession of a firearm charges….

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…