Stabbing victim pronounced dead at the scene
Newaygo County Prosecuting Attorney, Worth Stay, announced that Max Wallace William Carle of Newaygo, was arrested during the course of an investigation into activities that allegedly occurred on March 8, 2020, at a residence in Croton Township. Deputies from the Newaygo County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of an assault of a 64-year-old male. The 64-year-old male was located with multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr. Carle has been charged with Homicide – Murder 1st Degree – Premeditated in violation of MCL 750.316. Mr. Carle is also charged as a Habitual Offender- Second Offense Notice.
A probable cause conference is set for March 19, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. in the 78th District Court in White Cloud. Mr. Carle is presumed innocent until proven guilty.