Murder suspect competent to stand trial

IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) — An Ionia teen who was charged with stabbing and killing another teen has been found competent to stand trial one year after being deemed incompetent.

Kyler Bogert, was charged with murder after police said he stabbed and killed a 16-year-old after a June 2017 fight along Branch Street, west of N. State Street.

Bogert was deemed incompetent to stand trial last October and remanded to the Michigan Department of Mental Health.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday.

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