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Fri August 24, 2012
Bessemer man charged in wife's death
BESSEMER, MI-- A 50-year-old Bessemer man is charged in the disappearance and slaying of his 79-year-old wife, who was declared missing August 3.
Kenneth Peters was arraigned Thursday in Gogebic County District Court on first-degree and second-degree murder charges and second-degree vulnerable adult abuse.
Sheriff's officials and Michigan State Police arrested him Wednesday night.
The body of Ethel Grzena-Peters was found August 13 in Watersmeet Township.
Peters was ordered held without bond in the Gogebic County Jail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 31.