Former Michigan State basketball star charged with homicide

A former captain of the Michigan State College basketball workforce has been charged with homicide within the deadly capturing of a person in Detroit

Keith Appling, 29, is accused of killing Clyde Edmonds, 66, on Could 22.

“It’s alleged that Appling had an argument with Mr. Edmonds over a handgun, and he fatally shot the sufferer a number of instances earlier than he fled the scene,” the Wayne County prosecutor’s workplace mentioned.

Appling’s mom and the sufferer’s spouse are cousins.

Appling has been in custody since his arrest on Could 24. Individually, he’s charged with assault in Jackson for an incident on Could 2. It wasn’t instantly identified if he has a lawyer who may remark.

Appling, a prep star at Detroit Pershing, performed for Michigan State from 2010 to 2014. He additionally performed basketball abroad and had two temporary contracts with the NBA’s Orlando Magic.

In 2020, Appling was positioned on probation in a drug case. His file additionally features a jail sentence for carrying a hid weapon and resisting police.

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