The homicide took place in March of 2000. Police say Patricia Leeper of Flint was drowned. Her body was found in Mitchell township of Alcona county.
A wrong was righted October 21st in Kalkaska County – at least from the legal perspective.
After one man spent 17-years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit, officials said the real killer was convicted. Continue reading
The suspect in a fatal shooting in Roscommon County has been captured in Metro Detroit.
Francisco Arroyo allegedly shot two people in Roscommon County’s Nester Township on Wednesday afternoon. One of the victims died of a gunshot wound to the head, while the other is reportedly in stable condition.
The incident prompted a statewide response. Police initially believed the suspect was heading towards Lapeer County, but he was found further south in the City of Warren, in Macomb County.
Police say he was hiding in a relative’s house. His vehicle was found unoccupied nearby.
Arroyo was taken into custody without incident, and is being held on multiple charges including open murder.
He is currently being held in the Roscommon County Jail.
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.
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.