Timothy Beetschen, 50, has been arraigned on charges of open murder and arson in connection with the death of his mother.
The woman admitted to beating her teenage granddaughter to death with a hammer, then dismembering and scattering the remains.
Police say Timothy Shannon admitted to holding his wife of six years under the water until he realized she was dead.
A city council member in a small Michigan community will stand trial in the bathtub drowning of his wife that was initially reported to authorities as an accident.
Forty-four-year-old Jean Pierre Trias faces one count of open murder and police say he will remain in custody at the Washtenaw County Jail pending a preliminary examination.
A city council member in a small Michigan community has been charged with open murder in the bathtub drowning of his wife that was initially reported to authorities as an accident.