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Homicide in Montmorency County
Mark Allen Kinser
The Michigan State Police Alpena Post along with the Montmorency County Sheriff Office investigated a homicide at 12560 M-33 in Briley Township. The victim is Brian Allen Kinser, a W/M, 46 years of age, and a resident of Clarkston, MI. The suspect is Mark Allen Kinser, a 42-year-old W/M and brother to the deceased. Mark lives at the above address.

In the early morning hours of Saturday April 21, 2018, Montmorency County Central Dispatch received a call of an incident at the M-33 residence. Upon arrival, deputies from the Montmorency County Sheriff Office found two subjects inside the residence and upon investigation took one suspect into custody. The Montmorency County Sheriff Office asked the Michigan State Police to conduct the investigation.

On April 23, 2018, the Montmorency County prosecutor authorized a warrant for Open Murder for Mark Kinser, he was arraigned in the 88th District Court, and was denied bond by the court. Mark Kinser is currently lodged in the Montmorency County Jail. A preliminary examination is scheduled for May 11th.

Michigan State Police used detectives and troopers from the Alpena Post and detectives from the MSP 7th District Headquarters. The Michigan State Police Crime Lab was activated and processed the scene. Montmorency County Sheriff Office assisted at the scene and as part of the investigation.

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Death Notices
Henry A. Newburry Sr.
Betty J. Dice
Paul R. Prell
Arnold Pyle
Edward G. Ferris
Malinda Pyle


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