Who Is Brian Keely? Michigan Police Detective Murder Charge

Brian Keely was a detective sergeant in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Brian Keely Murder Charge Details

Brian Keely Charged With Murder. “Michigan’s attorney general, Dana Nessel, announced Tuesday that she was bringing charges against Det. Sgt. Brian Keely, 50, in connection with the death of Samuel Sterling, 25, who was Black. Keely is charged with one count of second-degree murder, which carries a potential life prison sentence, and one count of involuntary manslaughter, a felony carrying a 15-year sentence. Sterling’s family welcomed the news — his mother, Andrica Cage, told NBC affiliate WOOD-TV of Grand Rapids she cried with happiness. Keely and the state police Sixth District Fugitive Task Force were attempting to arrest Sterling, a probation absconder who was wanted on several felony warrants, on April 17, the attorney general said. He was spotted at a gas station in Kentwood, a suburb of Grand Rapids, and after being approached by police fled on foot, according to the attorney general’s statement.” [NBC]