FORT BRAGG, NC (AP) -- A hearing is scheduled in the case of a Michigan soldier accused of murdering his brother-in-law at Fort Bragg.
A judge will hear a motion on Tuesday to suppress a statement made by 26-year-old Detroit native Spc. Eric A. Mead during the investigation.
Since the incident happened on an Army base, the case is before a military court. Mead faces charges of premeditated murder, attempted premeditated murder and failing to obey a lawful order. The charges stem from a May 9 incident in which Mead's brother-in-law, Stephen Harris, was killed. Mead's wife was also hurt.
Mead's unit commander had ordered him to have no contact with his wife because of previous arguments between the two.
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