MICHIGAN CITY — A man charged last fall with the stabbing death of 39-year-old Jasson “Deaf Dude” Nelson was convicted Wednesday of reckless homicide.

Jacob Alexander Van Dyke was originally charged with murder; but after 7.5 hours of deliberation, the jury delivered a guilty verdict to the lesser-included offense.

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knight530

Shameful the murder charge was dropped to a lessor offense. [censored]

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