Murder charges filed

WAKEFIELD – Two people have been charged with murder following an investigation into an inmate death at the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marenisco.

Troopers from the Wakefield post of the Michigan State Police said that Delorean Henderson and Michael Smith were arraigned in Gogebic County Court on Monday for second degree murder charges.

The defendants were arrested back on June 4.

Charges stem from a Jan. 11 homicide. Both the victim and the suspects were inmates at the time of the incident.

Troopers did not name the victim.

The defendants will remain in custody at the Baraga Correctional Facility pending court proceedings.