63 year old Jon Otis Burnett charged in a double homicide in Orangeville township in June 2019 is now back in Barry County Circuit Court in a jury trial before Judge Michael Schipper. Burnett was in Court a year ago for a forensic diagnosis to determine if he was competent to stand trial.
Burnett is charged in the murder of 73 year old Gary Peake of Plainwell and 21 year old Bryce DeGood of Haslett.
Burnett also attacked his wife and tried to strangle her.
The shooting took place near Lindsey and Lewis roads northwest of Delton.