Suspect charged in murder of South Haven man

Posted at 4:07 PM, Nov 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-03 16:13:48-04

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. – The Barry County Prosecutor has authorized Open Murder charges against a South Haven man for a murder in July.

John Joseph Calgaro, 48, is being charged in the murder of Matthew Morin, 39, in July.

Matthew Morin, courtesy photo.

Matthew Morin, courtesy photo.

South Haven police say Morin was reported missing on July 9 and his body was found in a wooded area of Barry County on July 12.  Calgaro was a suspect in the case and was taken into custody earlier on a parole violation.  He has been in custody ever since.

South Haven police, Michigan State Police and the Barry County Prosecutor have been investigating the case.