Woman Charged In Connection To MSP Trooper's Death - WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson | Your Local News Leader

Woman Charged In Connection To MSP Trooper's Death

Posted: Updated:
From Sarah Knysz's Facebook From Sarah Knysz's Facebook

MASON COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) - Prosecutors in Mason County filed charges Wednesday against Sarah and Eric Knysz.

They're the couple who police say were involved in the shooting death of Michigan State Trooper Paul Butterfield.


In a Facebook photo of the couple, you can see Sarah is pregnant. She was charged with being an "accessory after the fact" in Butterfield's killing. She also faces a charge of unlawfully driving away from the scene.

If convicted, she could face up to five years on each count.

A judge set her bond at a quarter of a million dollars.

Eric is expected to be arraigned in court on Thursday.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Click Here to link to the FCC's public inspection file for WLNS-TV and Here to view the WLAJ-TV file. Persons with Disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: Teresa Morton- Program Director for WLNS and WLAJ at 517-372-8282. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or fccinfo@fcc.gov.