Man charged in Diemel brothers' slayings appears in court

Garland 'Joey' Nelson will face a preliminary hearing March 24


Matt Flener, KMBC 9 News (MO) Investigative Reporter

Feb 6, 2020


KANSAS CITY, Mo. Garland "Joey" Nelson appeared in a Caldwell County courtroom Thursday. He is accused of killing two brothers from Wisconsin in July near Braymer.


Nelson was escorted out of the Caldwell County Courthouse after a court appearance.


He refused to answer questions from KMBC's Matt Flener as he got into a sheriff's van.


Nelson is accused of killing Justin and Nick Diemel. Prosecutors allege the Diemel brothers disappeared after they asked for a $250,000 payment for cattle.


Nick Diemel's remains were found on a farm in Braymer. Justin Diemel's remains were found on a cattle trailer in Lincoln County, Nebraska.


Nelson will face...


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