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Neighbor recalls hearing screams at Brady Oestrike’s home

Posted at 7:23 PM, Jul 18, 2014

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WYOMING, Mich. -- A woman who lives next door to Brady Oestrike's Wyoming home said she heard screaming Sunday night.

Brooke Slocum, eight-months pregnant murder victim

Brooke Slocum, eight-months pregnant murder victim

The woman didn't want to be identified, however she spoke with FOX 17 in a parking lot on the corner of Taft and Porter Street.

She said she heard a loud thud. It sounded like "wood hitting wood," although she's not sure what the impact was exactly. The next thing she recalled was hearing screams.

As she shared this information, she expressed that it was difficult for her to even think about.

The neighbor also said Oestrike seemed like a "nice guy," and he "kept to himself."

FOX 17 looked into Oestrike's background and online footprint. He worked as a lineman for a utility company.

Charles Oppenneer, murder victim

Charles Oppenneer, murder victim

As for criminal history, according to state records, he plead guilty to retail fraud in Grandville in 2003.

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