Suspected Killer Back in Jail

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A sheriff says the man charged with killing two people, including an abortion protester, is back in a Michigan jail after attempting suicide over the weekend.

Shiawassee County Sheriff George Braidwood says Harlan Drake shattered a television in his cell Saturday and used the glass to cut his arm.

Braidwood says he was treated at a hospital and returned to the county jail Saturday night.

Drake is charged with fatally shooting abortion protester James Pouillon near Owosso High School on Friday and then killing a local businessman, Mike Fuoss.

The sheriff says jail staff had been checking Drake's cell every 15 minutes and responded after hearing the television break.

Braidwood says Drake has been "very passive" since returning to jail and has no TV.


WILX.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

See full commenting rules...
powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 59233497 - wilx.com/a?a=59233497
Gray Television, Inc.