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Formal Charges On Hold For Male Suspect In Trooper's Death

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MASON COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) - The man accused of shooting and killing a Michigan State Police Trooper will not appear in court Thursday.

His wife Sarah had her day in court yesterday. She was charged with benig an "accessory after the fact" in Butterfield's death. She also faces a charge of unlawfully driving away from the scene. If convicted, she could face up to 5 years on each count.

Instead of appearing in court, Sarah's husband Eric Knysz is being taken in for surgery because he was hurt during a shootout with police. Eric is facing a homicide charge, along with felony firearm possession, carrying a concealed weapon and unlawful driving of an automobile.





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