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Null brothers to appear in court today on state charges in Whitmer kidnapping plot

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Posted at 6:45 AM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 06:45:56-04

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — Brothers Michael and William Null are due in court Wednesday for a probable cause hearing in the plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

FULL COVERAGE: The plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer

The Null brothers, both 38, are from Plainwell and Shelbyville. They have both been charged by the state with providing material support for terrorist acts, and carrying or possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony.

They are among the seven men charged by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel under Michigan’s anti-terrorism act.

Earlier this month, law enforcement sources confirmed that Michael and William Null were seen in a photo originally posted on Twitter on April 30, 2020 by State Senator Dayna Polehanki at the Lansing protests against Gov. Whitmer's coronavirus lockdown.