Bessemer Man Will Go To Trial for Murder

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Western U.P. man will go to trial for murder

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A judge has decided there’s enough evidence against a Western Upper Peninsula man for him to go to trial for murdering his elderly wife.

50-year-old Kenneth Peters of Bessemer has been bound over to Gogebic County Circuit Court following his District Court preliminary exam. His Circuit Court arraignment is scheduled for October 9th.

Peters is accused of killing his wife, 79-year-old Ethel Grzena-Peters who went missing in early August. Her body was found about ten days later.

Police arrested Peters on August 22. He’s charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and second-degree vulnerable adult abuse.

Peters is being held in the Gogebic County Jail without bond.

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