Arrest in Manistee County murder investigation

A Lake County man is behind bars, accused of killing a Wellston man.

Police were called to the Wellston home Tuesday on a report that a man who lived at the home had been shot. When troopers arrived they found Dennis Guenthhardt, 64, dead of a gunshot wound to the head.

No gun was found at the scene and police ruled the death a homicide.

A 19-year-old Irons man will be charged with the crime Wednesday.

Investigators say the motive for the crime appears to be robbery.