CSC Suspect Found Dead in Calhoun Co. Motel

Posted at 9:47 PM, Dec 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-03 21:52:17-05

MSP Cruiser lightsMARSHALL, Mich. — The suspect in an Indiana sex crime was found dead Tuesday in Calhoun County.

Matthew Refner, 29, died form an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Michigan State Police.  His body was located at an unspecified motel in Marshall at roughly 4 p.m. when police were going to arrest him.

Refner was wanted for a felony parole violation and was a current suspect in a criminal sexual conduct investigation involving a weapon.  Both crimes occurred in Indiana.