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Man found guilty in grandfather’s hatchet murder

Posted at 3:33 PM, Oct 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-22 15:41:44-04

HUMPHREYS-MCPHERSON%2c TRENTMUSKEGON, Mich. –  A Muskegon County jury Thursday found Trent Michael Humphreys-McPherson guilty of murdering his grandfather with a hatchet, according to Muskegon County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Hicks’ office.

Humphreys-McPherson, 26, killed 71-year-old Dennis McPherson in his home on South Dangl Road Jan. 9.   Officials with the Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office say he killed his grandfather after a dispute about money.

A Muskegon County jury found Humphreys-Mcpherson guilty of felony murder, according to Judge Hicks’ office. He will be sentenced Nov. 20.

Humphreys-McPherson represented himself in the trial after firing his public defender.