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U.P. teen charged with killing 10-year-old sister

LAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — A Luce County teen has been charged with the murder of his 10-year-old sister.

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, at approximately 8 p.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post were dispatched to a residence in Luce County’s Lakefield Township for a shooting involving a 10-year-old girl. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The preliminary investigation revealed the girl’s 14-year-old brother shot her. He was located at their residence and arrested.

The suspect was arraigned on one count of open murder in 92nd District Court and is being held at the Sault Tribal Juvenile Detention facility. According to the Michigan State Police, no names will be released due to the ages of the victim and suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

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