Man convicted in death of retired Lake Park Police Chief
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live) - A Becker County jury convicted Morris Silas Dodd, Jr. of second-degree manslaughter-culpable negligence for causing the death of a retired Lake Park, Minnesota Police Chief.
Dodd shot 53-year-old Jay Nelson while he was hunting on the White Earth Reservation back in November of 2018. Dodd says he was trying to shoot a deer.
He previously pled guilty to two counts of ineligible person in possession of a firearm. Dodd hasn’t been allowed to own guns since being convicted of sex crimes back in the ‘90s.
He will be sentenced in July.
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