Man charged with murder in deadly Hillsdale County shooting

Man charged with murder in deadly Hillsdale County shooting
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 12:51 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 15, 2022 at 6:15 PM EDT
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SOMERSET TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - Both the suspect and victim of a deadly shooting in Hillsdale County have been identified.

Background: Man arrested in Hillsdale County homicide

Saturday, Michigan State Police (MSP) were called to Somerset Township on Opel Drive on reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, police said they found 26-year-old Tasha Cole, from Jerome, on the ground with a single gunshot wound. She was transported to a nearby hospital where she later died.

27-year-old Jonathan Navarre Ressler from Jerome was arrested in relation to the incident and was taken to the Hillsdale County Jail. He was arraigned on charges of Open Murder and Felony Firearms.

Update: Hillsdale County man accepts plea deal in fatal shooting

Ressler is still being held in the county jail with a probable cause hearing scheduled for Aug. 24.


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