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Remains identified as missing Wisconsin brothers

Dental records confirmed Nicholas Diemel's remains were recovered on a farm in Braymer, Mo., while Justin Diemel's remains were recovered in a livestock trailer in Lincoln County, Neb.

Posted: Nov 22, 2019 3:27 PM
Updated: Nov 22, 2019 3:33 PM

(CALDWELL COUNTY, Mo.) Investigators confirm the remains found in Caldwell County and Nebraska are those of two missing Wisconsin brothers.

Dental records confirmed Nicholas Diemel's remains were recovered on a farm in Braymer, Mo., while Justin Diemel's remains were recovered in a livestock trailer in Lincoln County, Neb. 

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The brothers were in Northwest Missouri on a business trip in July when they went missing.

Garland Joseph Nelson is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection to their deaths.

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Nelson is also charged with two counts of abandonment of a corpse, two counts of tampering with physical evidence, two counts of armed criminal action, tampering with a motor vehicle, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Nelson is currently held without bond in Caldwell County Detention Center.

Caldwell County Sheriff's Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol continue to investigate.

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