Brake named suspect in Wright Twp. homicides

Full story: WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan

Ottawa County authorities have officially named Troy Brake a suspect in a quadruple homicide in Wright Township.
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ALLEN

United States

#1 Oct 24, 2008
Another one that can burn in HELL !!!

Since: Oct 07

out in the sticks

#2 Oct 24, 2008
It sounds like the police are pretty confident about this one. It would be nice if the family and community could stop living in fear and have some closure. What a shame.

Since: Oct 08

Greenville, MI

#3 Oct 24, 2008
Amen to that!
Koda

Holland, MI

#4 Oct 24, 2008
Allen, why so tense? Here, try decaf...

As for this case - great work by the constabulary.
Yikes

United States

#5 Oct 24, 2008
I'm in Shock
Consider

Saint Joseph, MI

#6 Oct 24, 2008
BUT...there are no FACTS stated putting Brake at the scene of the Murders and Fire. Just because he used to live in the area?
How are the Police so sure?

Need more info please...
ALLEN

United States

#7 Oct 24, 2008
I really do not understand how only one person can take on 4 people . There's got to be more . Hard to belive all the shootings going on in W- Michigan . We need to stand up and fight back on all this . How's is the law inforcment protecting us ?
ajj

Muskegon, MI

#8 Oct 24, 2008
Wow, sounds like a real bad seed.
sure

Grandville, MI

#9 Oct 24, 2008
can we say serial killer?
Hmmm

Hudsonville, MI

#10 Oct 24, 2008
ALLEN wrote:
I really do not understand how only one person can take on 4 people . There's got to be more . Hard to belive all the shootings going on in W- Michigan . We need to stand up and fight back on all this . How's is the law inforcment protecting us ?
I AM ONLY SAYING WHAT I READ IN PREVIOUS POSTS...BUT...they said that two of them were sleeping at the time the person approached the home. Which would make it more possible I guess!!! But like I said, IM ONLY QUOTING what I read in previous posts....
Koda

Holland, MI

#11 Oct 24, 2008
Consider wrote:
BUT...there are no FACTS stated putting Brake at the scene of the Murders and Fire. Just because he used to live in the area?
How are the Police so sure?
Need more info please...
Consider - let me help you with a little word we call "Logic". Let's say it together. "Looooo-gic". Good job. Logic tells us that he wouldn't be CHARGED with a crime like this if there were no facts putting him at the scene. The police don't have to tell us everthing they know - just the court. Take a moment to relax and wait for the trial. That's where, in America, the prosecution presents all evidence. In COURT. Notice how that's different from the idea that the posecution must present all evidence to the MEDIA so that YOU have something to read.
< /sarcasm>

THINK before you post people.
mother of 2

Hudsonville, MI

#12 Oct 24, 2008
I couldnt agree more!! This is exactly why Michigan needs the death penalty!!!!
sure wrote:
can we say serial killer?
From another Mother

Ann Arbor, MI

#13 Oct 24, 2008
Hopefully this is the right guy and that the police are not just grabbing at straws. The police are under a lot of pressure to solve these horrific murders and I just hope and pray that they have the right person. If they are just basing it on the fact that he lived next door many years ago, that seems pretty slim. I agree that more info is need to convince me that they have the right person and that the real murderer is not still out there.

Since: Jul 08

Saint Charles, IL

#14 Oct 24, 2008
ALLEN wrote:
I really do not understand how only one person can take on 4 people . There's got to be more . Hard to belive all the shootings going on in W- Michigan . We need to stand up and fight back on all this . How's is the law inforcment protecting us ?
are you kidding me??? he had a gun, that is how one person can take on four people, you dipsht
ALLEN

United States

#15 Oct 24, 2008
Koda wrote:
Allen, why so tense? Here, try decaf...
As for this case - great work by the constabulary.
Then weres the justice? It's not like we can kill him and get away with it ! look what's happening around you . Who's next for this to happen to ?

Since: Oct 07

out in the sticks

#16 Oct 24, 2008
Consider wrote:
BUT...there are no FACTS stated putting Brake at the scene of the Murders and Fire. Just because he used to live in the area?
How are the Police so sure?
Need more info please...
We don't know what evidence the police have? There has to be some reason that they have officially named him a main suspect, though possibly not alone, and stated that the investigation is moving along quite nicely.
From another Mother

Ann Arbor, MI

#17 Oct 24, 2008
Koda wrote:
<quoted text>
Consider - let me help you with a little word we call "Logic". Let's say it together. "Looooo-gic". Good job. Logic tells us that he wouldn't be CHARGED with a crime like this if there were no facts putting him at the scene. The police don't have to tell us everthing they know - just the court. Take a moment to relax and wait for the trial. That's where, in America, the prosecution presents all evidence. In COURT. Notice how that's different from the idea that the posecution must present all evidence to the MEDIA so that YOU have something to read.
< /sarcasm>
THINK before you post people.
You seem to be very uptight today, calm down...
From another Mother

Ann Arbor, MI

#18 Oct 24, 2008
rval3 wrote:
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are you kidding me??? he had a gun, that is how one person can take on four people, you dipsht
Now, now, no need for name calling this early in the morning..Ha, Ha...
Consider

Saint Joseph, MI

#19 Oct 24, 2008
I have family in the area. I don't feel they are safe just because the Police have named a suspect that has a violent background.
YOU can play with your LOGIC as much as you want, most of us rely on FACTS.
IS THERE STILL SOMEONE IN THE AREA RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS? NO FACTS RELEASED TYING HIM TO THE SCENE AT THIS POINT.
Ooh, and the Police are never wrong? PLLeeaassee!
ALLEN

United States

#20 Oct 24, 2008
rval3 wrote:
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are you kidding me??? he had a gun, that is how one person can take on four people, you dipsht
on the jet of 911 people took over people with knife's !!

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