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Mississippi Man To Stand Trial In MSU Student's Death; 2 More Arrests

Isai Berrones
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UPDATED Dec. 14 at 5:00 p.m.: A 30-year-old Mississippi man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the fatal off-campus shooting of a 22-year-old Michigan State University student. Two others have also been charged.

Steven Washington
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Steven Washington was ordered to stand trial in the death of MSU student Isai Berrones.

East Lansing District Court Judge Richard Ball ruled Thursday there's enough evidence to send Steven Washington of Tunica to trial.

Isai Berrones of Alamo, Texas, was shot at an apartment building on Oct. 12.

Police say shots were fired and people were fighting at the scene, roughly 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) north of the Michigan State campus.

Defense lawyer Brendon Basiga says that young man's testimony at Thursday's hearing was "questionable at best, audacious at worst."

The Lansing State Journal reports two other people face charges of being an accessory after the fact, including one who was granted immunity to testify against Washington.

Angela Kelly, Ivan Keener
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Mugshots of Angela Kelly (left) and Ivan Keener (right). East Lansing police say they were charged with "Accessory After the Fact to a Felony".

East Lansing Deputy police chief Steven Gonzalez confirmed the arrests of Ivan Keener and Angela Kelly. Both were charged with "Accessory After the Fact to a Felony".

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