MANISTEE,Mich. — Eric And Sarah Knysz have now been charged in Manistee County. Eric Knysz was charged on September 24 with the following.
Count 1. Weapons-Firearms-Receiving And Concealing
Count 2. Weapons – Carrying Concealed
Count 3. Motor Vehicle-Unlawful Driving Away
Count 4. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Count 5. Weapons – Felony Firearm
Sarah Knysz was also charged with 1-count of Motor Vehicle-Unlawful Driving Away.
Eric Knysz is charged with homicide/murder of a police officer, which carries a life sentence without parole.
Other charges include felony firearms, carrying a concealed weapon and stealing a vehicle. And, because Knysz is an habitual offender, having been convicted of a 2008 home invasion, an habitual offender second offense charge was also added.
Knysz’s pregnant wife, Sarah is charged with accessory after the fact and stealing a vehicle. Both carry a five-year sentence.