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GH man arrested in murder of roommate

Becky Vargo • Jul 6, 2019 at 10:14 AM

A 55-year-old Grand Haven man is dead and his 29-year-old roommate arrested following a fatal stabbing Friday night in Grand Haven.

Thomas Allen Kennedy was killed in the incident reported at about 10 p.m. Friday at 1306 1/2 Columbus Avenue, according to Grand Haven Public Safety Director Jeff Hawke.

Kennedy’s roommate, a 29-year-old Grand Haven man, was arrested following the incident. He is lodged on an open murder charge at the Ottawa County Jail. His name is not being released pending arraignment.

The initial investigation shows that a disagreement between the two men resulted in the stabbing, Hawke said.

The investigation is continuing.

Michigan State Police detectives and the MSP Crime Lab are assisting in the investigation.

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