911 Call Released in Trooper Butterfield Shooting

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LUDINGTON, Mich. —  The 911 call from the shooting death of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield was released Friday.

Eric Knysz  is accused of killing Butterfield Sept. 9 during a traffic stop.  He was charged Sept. 13 with the murder, and his pregnant wife Sarah was also charged as an accessory and for allegedly stealing a vehicle.  Both of those charges carry five year sentences.

Other charges against Eric include felony firearm possession, carrying a concealed weapon and stealing a vehicle. He was also charged as a second-time habitual offender because of a 2008 home invasion conviction.

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  • samantha

    eric made a horrible mistake that took a mans life and in no way is that right but all of the horrible comments..people need to look at the suspects family they are not the ones who need to be punished by this before you just condem someone put you self in the familys shoes eric is my brother nd im devistated by this but i will not give hope up he has his problems but he is not a bad person..just made a horrible decision…