Category Archives: Crime

AG’s office to investigate Aramark employee accused in ‘murder-for-hire’ plot

Attorney General Bill Schuette (R-Midland).

Attorney General Bill Schuette (R-Midland).

State Attorney General Bill Schuette says his office will investigate a possible murder-for-hire plot involving a prison food service worker.

Michigan State Police suspects an Aramark employee of approaching an inmate of an Upper Peninsula prison about having another inmate killed.
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New trial granted for man convicted in 1996 Kalkaska killing

Jamie Pederson

Jamie Pederson


A Kalkaska man convicted of murder in 1998 has been granted a new trial, following a new DNA test that shows his DNA was not on the victim’s body.

Now, Jamie Peterson is waiting to see if prosecutors will re-try the case, or if they will drop it all together.
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