By Melissa Burnor
Investigators and prosecutors are still awaiting results of a second autopsy on the body of Catherine Sackrider, 59, as part of investigation into her death.
Sackrider’s partially decomposed body was found Nov. 9 of last year behind an unused barn on Scott Highway in Palmyra Township by workers from Crop Production Services who were working in the adjacent field. The woman, who lived in LaGrange County, Indiana, was visiting her daughter in Sylvania Township prior to her death allegedly. Sackrider had previously lived in Sylvania Township in the same home her daughter now resided in with her family. She was allegedly last seen there at the home on Sept. 18, 2012.
According to LaGrange County Sheriff’s Deputies a missing person’s report was filed by family members in Indiana on Sept. 24. Her pickup was located in a Sylvania park the … Read More »
By Melissa Burnor
A mother and son were arraigned in Lenawee County District Court last week on four felony counts each for their alleged involvement in the July 27, 2012, burglary of Schmidt and Sons Pharmacy. Tammy Hopkins, 40, and Jamie Lee Lawson, 21, both of Belleville were arraigned by video from the Lenawee County Jail. Hopkins on Feb. 5 and Lawson on Feb. 7. Both are charged with two counts of breaking and entering, larceny in a building and possession of burglars’ tools. Both will face a pre examination in front of Judge James Sheridan. they were both given a $100,000 bond.
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Games scheduled tonight (Friday, Feb. 8) for Blissfield men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams against Columbia Central have been postponed due to weather.It will be played tomorrow night at Columbia Central with the women’s game starting at 5:30 p.m. Britton Deerfield women’s basketball team’s game against Morenci is also postponed. As of this afternoon a rescheduled playing time had not been decided.
Whiteford will be traveling to Whitmore Lake tonight where both the men’s and women’s varsity will play beginnimg at 5:30 p.m. as scheduled.