Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 8, 2012

Benzie man charged with murder

BEULAH — Benzie County authorities charged a woman's husband with murder in connection with her death.

Deshawn Stanton, 26, is charged with an open count of murder, the use of a firearm during a felony and posession of a firearm by a felon. He was arraigned on the charges this afternoon and remains in jail without bond.

Benzie sheriff's officials found Stanton's wife, Stephanie Stanton, 28, dead of a gunshot wound inside a Cinder Road residence Sunday.

For more on this story, see Wednesday's Record-Eagle.

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