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identity of beloit murder victim released


beloit — mitchell county attorney mark noah confirmed saturday that a rural beloit man shot in his home early friday morning was gary nelson, 61, a general contractor in the area.
nelson was transported to a wichita hospital, where he later died.

noah would not reveal any other details about the shooting. he said more information would be made available in a monday news release.

the kansas bureau of investigation, mitchell county sheriff’s office and the beloit police department are investigating the case as a homicide, noah said.

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