Man Accused of Throwing Sulfuric Acid on Teen Faces Life in Prison

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 1:58 pm
By: News On 6

WAYNOKA, OK -- A Woods County man will be in court Wednesday to face murder charges.

Jason Nelson, 32, is facing a second-degree murder charge for allegedly throwing acid on 18-year-old Nathan Lyon last December, killing the teenager.

Nelson allegedly threw a jar of acid on Lyon, who was later taken to a hospital in Wichita, Kansas. The two reportedly had a fight over a girl.

Nelson could be facing life in prison.

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