Dickinson County memorial to shooting victims vandalized

Sep 12, 2013

BREITUNG TOWNSHIP, MI (AP)--   Authorities say a memorial dedicated to three young people killed in a 2008 shooting on the Wisconsin-Michigan border has been vandalized.  

Damage to the stone memorial at a train bridge in Dickinson County's Breitung Township’ was done within the last week.  Michigan State Police say they're seeking tips from the public to determine who might be responsible for the damage.

The shooting killed Bryan Mort, 19, and Anthony Spigarelli, 18, of Iron Mountain and Tiffany Pohlson, 17, of Vulcan.

Scott John Johnson pleaded no contest to ten felonies, including three counts of first-degree intentional homicide.  the 40-year-old from Kingsford was sentenced to three consecutive life terms plus 295 years and will never be eligible for parole.