Suspicious death now being called a murder

Last week's suspicious death in Emmet County is now being considered a murder investigation.

Sheriff Pete Wallin says Lyle Kopenkoskey was shot to death on October 2nd.

His body was found early the next morning in a ditch on Kieble Road. His truck was parked nearby.

Police are now saying his death was a homicide.

If you have any information about this care, you are asked to call the Emmet County Sheriff's Office at (231)439-8901.