Blemke Bound Over For Trial For Murder

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man has been bound over to Circuit Court for allegedly stabbing a Marquette man to death last month.

24-year-old Derek Blemke is charged with open murder in the death of 21-year-old Brandon LaFarve at an apartment at 2050 Wright Street in Marquette on June 24th.

According to testimony in a preliminary exam, Blemke allegedly stabbed LaFarve 24 times after finding LaFarve in bed with Blemke’s ex-girlfriend.

Evidence and testimony presented in the preliminary examination was ruled to be sufficient to move the case on to trial.

An arraignment for Blemke is set for July 29th.

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