Gov. Whitmer’s Office releases statement on trial outcome

2 acquitted, 2 mistrials in Whitmer kidnap plot
Published: Apr. 8, 2022 at 2:59 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 8, 2022 at 5:25 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Office of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released a statement Friday afternoon in connection with the acquittal of two men who were accused of plotting to kidnap the governor.

Read: 2 acquitted, jury hung on 2 more in Whitmer kidnap plot

The four men were facing charges of kidnapping conspiracy, conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and others.

The statement from the Governor’s Office can be read below.

A statement from Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II can be read below.

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