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Men accused in plot to kidnap, kill Gov. Whitmer formally indicted, to appear for pretrial hearing Thursday

Posted at 10:34 PM, Dec 16, 2020

(WXYZ) — Six men charged in a conspiracy to kidnap and kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have been formally indicted and are scheduled to appear for a pretrial conference on Thursday, Dec. 17.

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Defendants Adam Fox, Barry Croft Jr., Ty Garbin, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris and Brandon Michael-Ray Caserta are expected to appear in court Thursday for the hearing.

The FBI broke open the investigation during a raid in Hartland on Oct. 7, which later revealed self-claimed militia groups from at least five U.S. cities were allegedly involved in the plot.

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Read the latest on the investigation into a kidnapping plot against the Michigan governor here.