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      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.