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Husband, friend agree to testify against Shawna Nelson

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

FORT COLLINS – The husband of a Greeley woman charged with killing a romantic rival says he thought someone was pulling a prank on him when he heard his wife’s name broadcast over a scanner.Former Weld County sheriff’s investigator Ken Nelson took the stand today in the first-degree murder trial of his wife, Shawna. She’s accused of shooting Heather Garraus to death outside her workplace in January 2007.Ken Nelson told the court he thought one of the other detectives was trying to be funny, but when he heard the name again, he rushed to go home and check on his children.He agreed to testify in the case after being granted immunity, assuring his testimony will not be held against him in any other trial.Ken Nelson is facing charges of evidence tampering in the case.