New information released on sexual assault charge filed against Hancock man in jail for murder

Luke Kreider, 19, was charged with criminal sexual conduct charges while in jail for first...
Luke Kreider, 19, was charged with criminal sexual conduct charges while in jail for first degree murder.(WLUC)
Published: Jan. 18, 2023 at 2:12 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 11:46 AM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

HOUGHTON COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: There is new information about a criminal sexual conduct case filed against a Hancock man while in jail for murder.

Luke Kreider, of Hancock, has been in jail since September, after he was charged with first degree murder for the death of a L’Anse man. On Nov. 23, however, he was also charged in a separate case for first degree criminal sexual conduct, a felony.

TV6 requested the criminal complaint filed against Kreider for that case. According to the complaint, two witnesses reported Kreider for sexually assaulting a woman on or around Aug. 25 or 26, 2022.

The complaint states that Kreider sexually assaulted the woman through force with a weapon, causing injury to the victim.

Kreider is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary exam on Feb. 10 at 10 a.m.

Last published: Jan 18, 2023 2:48:28 PM

The court date for a man charged with criminal sexual conduct while in jail for suspected homicide has been adjourned.

Luke Kreider, 19, was charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct on Nov. 23, while in jail on homicide charges for the death of a L’Anse man he allegedly beat.

Kreider was previously scheduled to appear in Houghton County District for a preliminary exam on Jan. 6. That court date was also rescheduled for Feb. 10 at 10:00 a.m.

TV6 has requested the criminal complaint pertaining to this case from Houghton County District Court. If more information becomes available, we will update this story.

Last published: Nov 29, 2022 6:20:56 PM

The 19-year-old man charged in the death of a L’Anse man now faces additional charges for criminal sexual conduct (CSC.)

Luke Kreider is still charged with homicide for allegedly beating a L’Anse man severely, leading to his death. However, in a separate case, he was arraigned Monday for a new charge of criminal sexual conduct.

Court documents show the CSC complaint was filed on Nov. 23. He will next appear in court for that case on Dec. 7 for a probable cause conference.