Murder trial set for Ishpeming man

Aug 22, 2013

MARQUETTE, MI--   An Ishpeming man charged with killing his roommate is headed to trial. 

Jack Carpenter

Jack Carpenter, 53, is accused of shooting David Meyer, 29, with a handgun in a house on North Second Street in June of 2012.

Carpenter is charged with open murder and felony firearms.  He rejected a deal that would have him plead to manslaughter, punishable by up to 15 years in prison. 

Trial is set for September 24 in Marquette County Circuit Court.