Jeffrey Willis has been sentenced to for the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Heeringa.
MUSKEGON — Jeffrey Willis is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday, June 18 for the murder of Jessica Heeringa.
Willis was originally scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, June 12.
Jeffrey Willis’ trial for the murder of Jessica Heeringa continued Tuesday in Muskegon County Circuit Court.
Court will not reconvene until Tuesday, May 15. The defense attorney said he expects deliberation to start by Wednesday, May 16.
"People do blame me for not seeing enough," said the woman who believes she saw Heeringa's kidnapping on April 26, 2013.
MUSKEGON — The second day of witness testimony wrapped up Wednesday afternoon in Jeffrey Willis’ trial for the murder of Jessica Heeringa.
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The prosecutor contends that even without Jessica Heeringa's body, he will prove that she died at the hands of Willis. The defense argues that Heeringa's disappearance is vague and evidence is sparse.
MUSKEGON COUNTY — A jury has been selected and now it's on to opening statements Tuesday morning, May 8, at the trial of Jeffrey Willis for the murder of Jessica Heeringa.
For years the investigation into the disappearance of Jessica Heeringa centered on a grainy photo of a silver van and a small drop of Jessica's blood.
It's been five years since Jessica Heeringa went missing from a Norton Shores gas station.
Jeffrey Willis' trial for the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Heeringa has been delayed until May. The trial was originally scheduled to start in March.
A new motion filed in the case could delay the trial for weeks, if not months.
MUSKEGON — When Kevin Bluhm walked out of the Muskegon County Jail late Tuesday afternoon, he was confronted by about a dozen protestors chanting, "Your silence killed."