A 14-year-old from Niles has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his grandfather.
Dakotah Eliason was charged as an adult in the March 7 shooting death of 69-year-old Jesse Miles at the victim’s home in the southwestern Michigan community of Buchanan.READ MORE: Here Is An Update On The Chevy Bolt Recall
Jurors deliberated for about after three hours on Thursday before coming back with a guilty verdict on first-degree murder, which carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole.READ MORE: James Craig Announces Run For Governor, Begins To Campaign
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Sentencing is set for Oct. 4.
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