(TBEN DETROIT) – Two men were arrested and charged in connection with the.
Thomas Olson, 34, of Grand Blanc Township, and Robert Rodway, 34, of Saint Johns, are charged with murder and gun misdemeanor. Both men are being held without bond.
Yang was shot and killed on November 16, 2018 while hunting at Rose Lake State Park in Bath Township. His family began searching for him when he failed to return home after dark. He was found dead of a gunshot wound in the area north of East Clark Road and east of Upton Road.
State officials say Olson and Rodway allegedly killed Yang and stole his hunting equipment, including the victim’s headlamp, knife, backpack and shotgun.
“The Bath Township Police Department worked closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other local agencies and prosecutors to collect evidence, establish a timeline of events and locate the defendants,” Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said in a statement. a press release. “I am grateful for their persistence and hard work in pursuing this case. Chong Yang’s family deserves justice and we are working hard to make sure they get it.”
A probable cause conference is scheduled for January 5 and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for January 12.