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Osburn ordered to stand trial in death of UW-Stout student

posted April 20, 2017 10:53 a.m. | updated April 20, 2017 11:13 p.m. (CDT)
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    - Cullen M. Osburn, 27, sitting with his defense attorney Chris Zipko of St. Paul, Minn., was ordered to stand trial Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Dunn County Court in Menomonie by Judge Rod Smeltzer. Osburn faces charges of felony murder and aggravated battery in the death of Hussain Saeed Alnahdi, 24. Alnahdi died Oct. 31 after an altercation in downtown Menomonie on Oct. 30. He died from traumatic brain injury. on April 18, 2017. View more photos at LeaderTelegram.com.

MENOMONIE – The Minneapolis man who faces charges in Dunn County for the beating death of a UW-Stout student was ordered to stand trial Thursday by Judge Rod Smeltzer

Cullen M. Osburn, 27, faces charges of felony murder and aggravated battery in the death of Hussain Saeed Alnahdi, 24. Alnahdi died Oct. 31 after an altercation in downtown Menomonie on Oct. 30. He died from traumatic brain injury.

Alnahdi had a blood alcohol level of 0.28, according the testimony from Menomonie Police Department Investigator Kelly Pollock. The blood draw was when Alnahdi was at the hospital.

Osburn is in custody on a $75,000 bond. His defense lawyer Christopher Zipko has said the case is one of self-defense.

Arraignment is scheduled next Thursday. Osburn has already pleaded not guilty to the charges.