14th person identified in Whitmer kidnapping plot
Brian Higgins of Wisconsin is facing state charges.
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - An eighth person will now face state charges related to the alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, according to a the Attorney General’s office.
AG Dana Nessel announced that Brian Higgins, 51, of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin is charged with material support of an act of terrorism. The charge is a 20-year felony.
Higgins joins seven others who are facing state charges. Six suspects in the plot are facing federal charges, five from Michigan and one from Delaware.
With this new suspect added, the total number of accused is now 14.
WILX News 10 will update this story as more information comes in.
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