Janet Chandler’s Murderer Dies in Prison

Posted at 7:01 AM, Mar 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-27 09:01:26-04

LANSING, Mich. – Arthur Paiva, one of the men who raped and killed Janet Chandler back in 1979, has died while serving out his prison term.

You’ll remember, Paiva and five other men were convicted in the brutal murder of the Holland native back in 2007.

According to the Department of Corrections website, Paiva died on his birthday — March 13, 2013.  He was 61 years old.  A cause of death has not been established.