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Couple accused in State Trooper's death to stand trial
MASON COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Two people facing charges in connection with Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield's death are headed to trial.
Eric and Sarah Knysz both waived their right to a preliminary hearing in Mason District Court.
Eric Knysz was officially charged with murder, along with several other felony firearm violations.
His pregnant wife Sarah is charged with being an accessory after the fact and stealing a car.
Police say Eric Knysz shot and killed Trooper Butterfield during a traffic stop in Mason County in September.
The couple also faces lesser charges in Manistee County.