Video: 19-Year-Old Charged With the Killing of MSP Trooper Paul Butterfield

Posted at 4:57 PM, Sep 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-13 17:21:35-04

Screen shot 2013-09-13 at 4.39.05 PMLUDINGTON, Mich. — Eric Knysz was officially charged Friday with the Sept. 9 murder of Michigan State Trooper Paul Butterfield.

In addition to the murder charge, the 19-year-old was also arraigned on a felony firearm charge, carrying a concealed weapon and stealing a vehicle.  He was charged as a second-time habitual offender because of a 2008 home invasion conviction.