Charge Amended To First Degree Reckless Homicide For Clyman Man

The Dodge County District Attorney’s Office has amended the charge against a 29-year-old man Clyman man who waited hours after a woman’s death from an overdose to take her body to a hospital. Gabriel Joseph Brandl was originally charged with hiding a corpse, but that has been amended to 1st degree reckless homicide.  Brandl is suspected of taking the body of a Holly Nehls to a Watertown Hospital hours after she died of a heroin overdose. According to the criminal complaint he was in the Clyman Park with the 41-year-old Nehls on Memorial Day when they did heroin. He told investigators she passed out, but he didn’t realize she was dead until he was driving her around and noticed she wasn’t breathing. He told investigators he attempted CPR.