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      Member of Army arrested for strangling and stabbing two men

      A member of the army currently on leave is behind bars in the Lenawee County jail on murder charges.

      M ichigan State Patrol says on Saturday at 8:45 am, troopers were dispatched to 2985 Gady Road, lot 63 for the report of an assault progress.

      A uthorities say when troopers and Tecumseh police officers arrived, they discovered a 20 year old Adrian man lying on the floor, unresponsive.

      T hrough investigation , investigators discovered the victim had been asphyxiated. The 20 year old man was pronounced dead at Herrick hospital.

      P olice also discovered a second victim, an 18 year old man from Adrian with a stab wound to the shoulder.

      I nvestigators discovered the 31 year old suspect strangled the 20 year old man. When the 18 year old tried to break up the fight, the suspect stabbed him as well.

      T roopers say the suspect was visiting his estranged wife while on leave from the army.