Samuel Nelson Sentenced to 13 Years in Fatal Stabbing of Darnell Howard

Judge Robert Morin sentenced Samuel Nelson to 13 years and 4 months in prison Friday for the death of his friend, Darnell Howard, last year. “I myself wish things would’ve went a different way than they did,” Nelson said. The fact that he knew their family made it more difficult, Nelson said. “I’ve known them … Read more →

Samuel Nelson Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Death of Darnell Howard

Samuel Nelson pled guilty today to voluntary manslaughter while armed in connection with the stabbing death of Darnell Howard. He is scheduled to be sentenced April 5. Howard, 36, died October 2, 2012, after being taken to the hospital with several stab wounds to his body. According to the government’s proffer of facts, Howard and … Read more →

Samuel Nelson

  • Arrested: Oct. 2, 2012
  • Age: 26
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the Oct. 2, 2012, death of Darnell Maurice Howard.