Nebraska man accused in Fonner Park slaying pleads not guilty

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The man accused of killing a Lincoln man at the Fonner Park horse stables pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.

Logan Hunts Horse, 20, is facing several charges – including first-degree murder – in the slaying of 62-year-old Todd Scherer.

In a court document filed Tuesday, Hunts Horse entered a plea of not guilty.

On March 9, Grand Island Police were sent to the horse stables on a report of a man who was not breathing.

Officers then found Scherer’s body, which had a gunshot wound to his torso, in a tack room.

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Authorities identified Hunts Horse as a person of interest and found him sleeping in another tack room in the same building.

If convicted, Hunts Horse could spend life in prison.

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