Clay County Kidnapping Suspect Goes Before Michigan Judge

Dequan Upchurch | Photo: Genesee County Jail

The fourth Clay County kidnapping suspect goes before a Michigan judge.

Posted: Jan 25, 2018 8:18 PM
Updated: Jan 25, 2018 11:44 PM

GENESEE COUNTY, Mich.  (WTVA) -- A Clay County fugitive is arraigned in a Michigan courtroom.

Dequan Upchurch was arraigned on a fugitive from justice charge before Judge David Guinn in Genesee County Thursday morning.

The U.S. Marshals captured Upchurch in the Flint area on January 9.

Upchurch is one of four men believed to be involved in the November kidnapping and armed robbery of a family in the Pine Bluff community.

Three other men have already been arrested and charged.

Upchurch returns to court on Thursday, February 8 for a review hearing before Judge Nathaniel Perry.

It will be decided then whether or not Upchurch will stay or be extradited back to Mississippi to face his alleged crimes.

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