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Week in Review: A murder charge for a former MSP trooper and Detroit's Amazon proposal

Dec 24, 2017

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Wayne County Prosector Kym Worthy has charged a former Michigan State Police trooper with 2nd degree murder. Last summer, Mark Bessner fired his Taser from a patrol car during a chase in Detroit. The Taser struck a teenager who was fleeing police on an all-terrain vehicle. The 15-year-old crashed the ATV and died. This Week in Review, Weekend Edition host Rebecca Kruth and senior news analyst Jack Lessenberry discuss the case.


They also talk about Lansing's warning that Michigan's biggest mental health agency could lose its state certification, details of the proposal with which Detroit hopes to woo Amazon, and Lessenberry's hopes for Michigan in 2018.