Admitted killer gets life in prison for 2018 murder

Adam Nolin in court on June 20, 2019 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A man who admitted to killing his girlfriend before leading police on a high-speed chase on the S-curve in Grand Rapids has been sentenced to life in prison.

In June, Adam Nolin was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2018 death of his girlfriend, Tia Randall.

After killing Randall, Nolin led police on a high-speed chase into Grand Rapids before getting out of his vehicle and starting a shootout with officers. A Grand Rapids police officer brought the incident to an end by hitting Nolin with his cruiser.

During the trial, Nolin’s attorney admitted his client killed Randall, but said it wasn’t premeditated. Prosecutors argued Nolin’s intent was clear and that he had thought about killing Randall more than once during the incident.

He was facing charges in two separate cases related to the incident, including open murder, fleeing and eluding police, and several weapons charges.

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  • tiredofthecrapola

    All the other stations led with this story, yet Fox 17 led with some old guy that swam to shore after his boat broke down ? Get with the dang program guys!

  • steve

    So this murderer is going to stay at the ‘iron hotel’ as a guest of the public, health care and meals included for many years to come. Kind of gives you a warm, fuzzy feeling, doesn’t it?

  • Rj

    Our local news even removes comments. This killer being convicted needs to be walked outside and up a set of stairs to a rope. All who sit on death row should have the same treatment, that is true justice not this club fed where the only thing they give up is their freedom while living with much of what free people have.

  • tiredofthecrapola

    It sort of tells what kind of a POS you really are when your own mother turns your murdering arse in.. Maybe we taxpayers will get lucky, and some other lifer will do what the judge couldn’t, and take him out..

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