Trial for man accused of killing his grandfather with a hatchet begins

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MUSKEGON, Mich. – The trial of a man accused of killing his grandfather with a hatchet in January began Tuesday.

Trent Michael Humphreys-McPherson is charged with murdering Dennis McPherson is his home on South Dangl Road on January 9.  He is also charged with being a third-time habitual offender, receiving and concealing stolen property, marijuana possession, lying to police and assaulting a jail officer, during his time in jail since his arrest.

Humphreys-McPherson is representing himself in the trial after firing his public defender.  Jury selection took place on Tuesday.

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