Riverton Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty
by K2 News Desk & Xavier Walton
A 24 year old Riverton man has pleaded not guilty to second degree murder charges in district court in Lander.
Police say Dustin Nickelson shot and killed 27-year-old Lucas Myhre on September 13th just outside the front door of his apartment in the 800 block of East Adams in Riverton.
Autopsy and toxicology results show that the Myhre had a significant amount of meth in his system when he died.
Judge Norman Young continued Nickelson's $1-million bond and set his trial for March 25th. If convicted, Nickelson faces a minimum sentence of 20 years in prison.