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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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