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UPDATE: Mackinac County man accused of killing brother

Michigan State Police confirmed that the name of the murder victim is Jonathon Palmer
Brian Webb mugshot
Brian Webb mugshot(Mackinac County Jail)
Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 9:30 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2021 at 3:47 PM EDT
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GOULD CITY, Mich. (WLUC) - Update: July 20, 3:30 p.m.

The murder victim has been identified as 30-year-old Jonathon Palmer.

Palmer’s brother, 42-year-old Brian Michael Webb, was arraigned Tuesday in Mackinac County court on the charge of open murder.

Webb was denied bond and remains in the Marquette County jail. His prelim is scheduled for August 10 at 10:45 a.m.

UPDATE: July 20, 1:10 p.m.

A suspect has been arraigned on a charge related to the fatal shooting of a man in Mackinac County.

Michigan State Police confirmed that the name of the alleged shooter is Brian Webb.

Webb stands accused of shooting the victim, whose name has not yet been released, in the head. MSP also confirmed that the victim was Webb’s brother.

TV6 & FOX UP will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

A 30-year-old Engadine man is dead from a gunshot wound. According to the Michigan State Police, troopers from the St. Ignace Post were sent to a home in Gould City on Monday for a report of a suspicious situation.

Troopers found signs of foul play and contacted witnesses in the area which led to information on a possible homicide. After obtaining a search warrant for the home, Troopers found the 30-year-old man dead inside the house.

The homeowner, a 42-year-old man from Gould City, was taken into custody and is currently lodged at the Mackinac County Jail on an open murder charge.

According to the Michigan State Police, the suspect and victim were related. No names are being released at this time.

Troopers were assisted by deputies from the Mackinac County Sheriffs Department as well as the MSP Forensic Lab, MSP Aviation Unit, and the MSP Emergency Support Team.

The investigation is on-going and further information will be released at a later time.

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