Evanston man found dead in Michigan, son charged with homicide

Nora Shelly, City Editor

A 70-year-old Evanston man was found dead in northern Michigan on Friday, the local sheriff’s office said.

The man’s son, Luke Milton Hanson, was arrested in connection with the incident and charged with one count of homicide-open murder, according to a social media statement by the Grand Traverse Sheriff’s Office

The father, Milton Hanson, was found dead in a residence Friday morning. A deputy from the Sheriff’s Department was sent to the residence for a welfare check after getting information that an altercation occurred.

The 31-year-old son is a resident of Acme Township in Michigan. Bond has been set at $1 million, and Milton will be arraigned on Monday.

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