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Man charged with trying to set son on fire accused of choking girlfriend, prompting hours-long standoff


THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- A Thief River Falls man accused of trying to set his son on fire now faces charges after police say he choked and hit two women before prompting an hours-long standoff this past weekend.

Michael Roy Nelson, 46, appeared Monday, Oct. 18, in Pennington County District Court on a felony domestic assault by strangulation charge, two misdemeanor charges of domestic assault and fifth-degree assault.

He also faces charges from an April incident in which he is accused of trying to set his son on fire and dragging his father, who uses a wheelchair, down a hall.


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