Testimony concluded in the murder trial of a New Brighton man accused of killing his neighbor over a deer feeding dispute. Neal Zumberge took the stand in his own defense on Monday, testifying for slightly over one hour.
Jurors heard some riveting audio Thursday in the murder trial of Neal Zumberge. He’s the New Brighton homeowner accused of shooting his neighbor to death in a long-simmering dispute over feeding deer.
A judge found the wife of a man accused of killing his neighbor in New Brighton over a deer-feeding feud not guilty of murder charges Tuesday morning in connection with the April incident. Paula Zumberge, 50, had been charged back in May with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree attempted murder.
A 57-year-old New Brighton man has been charged in Monday night’s double shooting that left a man dead and a woman injured. Neal Curtis Zumberge has been charged with one count of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Todd Stevens.
The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is about to wrap up its emergency deer feeding for the season. It’s been a tough winter for deer, especially in northeastern Minnesota, so the Department of Natural Resources agreed in February to release state funds to the association for deer feeding.