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Former Michigan Player Richard Jekel Killed in Alleged Murder

Content Warning: This story contains details of a homicide.

A 26-year-old man is expected to be charged with open murder and felony firearm in the death of former Michigan football player Richard Jekel, the Grand Rapids Police Department told WOOD-TV in Michigan.

Devon Matthews appeared in court on Tuesday for a bond hearing in an aggravated stalking case. Matthews was free on $100,000 bond after being charged with aggravated stalking in Wyoming. Matthews was on “a GPS tether” per the report when a second aggravated stalking complaint was made in Grand Rapids.