Location undecided for upcoming trial
By Julia Wolf
The location of the jury trial for Doug Nitek, 45, Conrath, is still undecided, after a hearing June 27. Currently, the trial is set to begin Sept. 19.
Nitek is accused of shooting and killing a Rusk County Sheriff’s deputy in October 2016.
Judge Scott Needham began the hearing, by reminding those in attendance that Nitek withdrew his request to have a jury selected from outside of Rusk County during the previous hearing.
“He would like a jury of his peers, a jury from Rusk County,” said Nitek’s attorney Richard Jones.
See Thursday, July 5, 2018, issue of the Courier Sentinel for more of this story.
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