Ishpeming Man Competent To Stand Trial For Murder

    GLR News Update

    Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Ishpeming man charged with murder has been found to be competent to stand trial.

    24-year-old Derek Blemke is charged with Open Murder in the stabbing death of 21-year-old Brandon LaFavre of Marquette last June at an apartment on Wright Street in Marquette.

    Blemke’s competency examination had been ordered in September.

    Blemke is being held without bond in the Marquette County Jail.