Eaton County triple murder suspect in custody


An undated photo of Daniel James Sougstad. (courtesy Eaton County Sheriff’s Office)

WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Officials in Eaton County say a triple murder suspect is in custody.

The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office asked the public for help in finding Daniel James Sougstad, 23, in a Facebook post Friday night. It said he was a suspect in a triple murder in Windsor Township near Lansing.

“He is believed to be armed and very dangerous,” the sheriff’s office said.

Sougstad was later spotted crossing the Mackinac Bridge, the Sault Ste. Marie Police Department said in a post.

On Saturday morning the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office said Sougstad was taken into custody. It did not say where he was found.

The circumstances surrounding the triple murder is not yet known.

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