UPDATE: Double-homicide suspect arraigned

UPDATE: 10:55 a.m. – A Meridian Township man is facing two counts of murder in connection with a double-homicide this past weekend.

26-year-old Manuel Pena was in court this morning for his arraignment.

In addition to the two murder charges Pena is facing one count of armed robbery, one larceny of a firearm count, one count of illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one felony firearm count.

Pena has a 2009 conviction for breaking and entering.

6 News is in the courtroom and will be updating this story online and on 6 News at Noon.

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS) – We could learn the name of the suspect Meridian Township Police have in custody right now connected to a double-homicide from over the weekend.

He’s currently in jail and is expected to be arraigned Tuesday at the 55th District Court in Mason.

Jeffrey Ballor, 48, and 46-year-old Kristin Pangman were found dead in the 3300 block of Lake Lansing on Saturday morning.

Meridian Township Police found the suspect that evening on the 6100 block of North Raindrop Road.

Stay with 6 news for further updates in the case as we do expect to learn the suspect’s name Tuesday.

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