Lake Crystal Murder Court Appearance 12 Oct 11

A Lake Crystal woman accused of murdering her husband made an appearance in court today (WED). Jennifer Nibbe requested that the Blue Earth County judge overseeing her case throw out statements she initially made to authorities following the death of her husband. Nibbe has been charged with 1st-degree murder for the shooting death of James Nibbe in their Lake Crystal home in August of 2010. Also appearing in court today were a Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Deputy and two Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Special Agents, who testified on what Nibbe said that day when she allegedly began making statements that implicated her in her husband’s death. She faces the possibility of life in prison.