Man facing murder charges had BAC of .167

Officials say a man charged with two counts of murder was speeding and drunk before a fatal crash in May.

Ezra Phillips was arraigned Wednesday on two counts of second-degree murder, driving on a suspended, revoked or denied license causing death and operating under the influence while impaired by liquor causing death.

Phillips is accused of hitting a sedan and killing 83-year-old Joel Shaffer and 84-year-old Delores Shaffer near Schoolcraft on May 7.

In court, the judge say Phillips' blood alcohol content was .167 according to investigators.

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