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Civil Lawsuit

Nibbe Family Statement

The following is the complete statement made by Leslie Johnson, sister of James Nibbe, made after a settlement was reached in the wrongful death lawsuit pursued by the heirs and next of kin of James Nibbe: We are very grateful for the verdict and judgment issued against James Nibbe’s killer.  The jury members listened carefully to the evidence and obviously put a lot of thought and deliberation into a fair and just award of damages.  We appreciate the jury and their hard work in what we recognize is a difficult decision.  Although no amount of money will ever bring James...
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Wrongful Death Trial Begins

The heirs and next of kin of James Nibbe bring a wrongful death against Jennifer Nibbe.  The lawsuit is seeking punitive damages for what they say is the wrongful and malicious death of James. Attorney Scott Kelly,  in his opening statement, said the Nibbe family suffered a significant loss.  The family was very close, very caring and loved each other very much.  They have never recovered from this cold blooded murder. Four years ago in August, Jennifer Nibbe shot and killed her husband James in her Lake Crystal home.  She is currently serving time in Shakopee for that crime and is now...
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