Person of interest sought in elderly man’s murder

Posted at 3:45 PM, Jan 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-01 16:02:02-05

WALKER, Mich. — Walker police have named a person of interest in the murder of 81-year-old Casey Wybenga.

Matthew Robert Brunn, a 29-year-old parole absconder, is believed to be connected to the crime and driving Wybenga’s 2005 light metallic green Ford station wagon/SUV crossover with Michigan Plate CEV8669.

Brunn has a lengthy criminal history dating back to 2004, including counterfeiting and forgery, larceny, stolen vehicle, and armed robbery.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brunn or the vehicle to call Walker Police at (616) 453-5441 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.