Western Michigan Basketball Player Charged With Murder

Nov 20, 2016; Charleston, SC, USA; Boise State Broncos guard Alex Hobbs (34) drives to the basket while being defended by Western Michigan Broncos guard Joeviair Kennedy (2) during first half the ninth game of the Charleston Classic at TD Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Western Michigan Basketball Player Charged With Murder

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Western Michigan Basketball Player Charged With Murder

Police arrested Western Michigan basketball player Joeviair Kennedy on Friday in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old male WMU student. He will be arraigned in Kalamazoo Monday on murder and armed robbery charges.

Authorities allege Kennedy shot the student, Jacob Jones, at an off-campus apartment during a robbery of money and a phone.

Kennedy, a freshman guard from Muskegon, made four appearances for Western Michigan this season. He was averaging 7.1 minutes per game and 3.1 points per game.

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