Brunke Sentenced For Role In Triple Murder

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Kenneth Daniel Brunke

Kenneth Brunke

Manistique, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A suspect in a Schoolcraft County triple homicide has been sentenced to prison after agreeing to a plea deal.

46-year-old old Kenneth Brunke of Manistique was sentenced today in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court to 40 to 60 months in prison for Obstruction of Justice, and Lying to a Police Officer during the Investigation of a Violent Crime.

Brunke plead guilty to the charges last October in a plea agreement.

Brunke testified against co-defendant Gary Cordell, who has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with the murders.

The deaths of Carrie Nelson, Heather Aldrich and Jody Hutchinson occurred last April in Schoolcraft County.

Brunke will receive credit for time served.

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