Authorities: Adult son in custody after 2 killed near Muskegon

Muskegon County

EGELSTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a man and a woman were killed in an apparent domestic situation at a home east of Muskegon Thursday.

A 20-year-old suspect is in custody, the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office says. Its preliminary investigation indicated he is the victims’ adopted son.

Deputies were called to Sundrop Circle in the Egelcraft Mobile Home Park around 3:30 p.m. The man was found outside and the woman inside. Deputies attempted CPR, but the victims did not survive.

Emergency responders at the scene told News 8 the two appear to have died of blunt force trauma from both fists and weapons.

Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Shane Brown says the homicides stemmed from a domestic assault. He said neighbors tried to break up the fight, but couldn’t.

The Michigan State Police mobile crime lab was called in to help with the investigation.

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