Murder suspect Nelson makes first court appearance

By Andy Jenks - bio | email | facebook

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) – Murder suspect Gregory L. Nelson, Jr. made his initial appearance this morning in Henrico County General District Court.

Nelson, appearing by video hookup from the Henrico County Jail, was appointed an attorney and ordered held on no bond. The judge set a next hearing date for April 21 at 1:30 p.m.

Nelson is accused in the March 9 murder of Susana Cisneros. Nelson, who is married to another woman, was the father of Cisneros's unborn child, according to her family.

Nelson, wearing a standard gray jail jumpsuit over a white t-shirt answered "yes, sir" or "no, sir" to a few brief questions, but made no further statements during the hearing, which lasted two minutes.

Copyright 2011 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.