5 teens are charged with second degree murder after throwing rocks in Michigan

Authorities in Genesee County, Michigan held a news conference after a rock throwing incident last week that left a Michigan man dead.

Posted: Oct. 23, 2017 5:10 PM
Updated: Oct. 24, 2017 1:32 PM

Authorities in Genesee County, Michigan held a news conference after a rock throwing incident last week that left a Michigan man dead.

Five teenagers were charged as adults with second degree murder after throwing rocks over an overpass along southbound I-75.

Last Wednesday, 32-year-old Kenneth White was a passenger in a van going 70 miles per hour when a very large rock came through a windshield and struck and killed him.

The rock that hit White was five inches wide, eight inches long, and about six pounds.

The county prosecutor David Leyton said, they have the rock that went through the windshield and there was blood spatter on the car.

According to the medical examiner, White suffered from blunt force trauma to the head and chest. He had a skull fracture, brain injury, and other lacerations and injuries.

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