COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) - The son of a Coopersville woman whose body was found in the Grand River has been charged with her murder.
Sharon Roersma, 72, was found in the Grand River on September 29. Her son, Michael Roersma, 50, admitted at the time to putting her body in the river.
Thursday, the Ottawa County Prosecutor authorized a warrant on Open Murder against Michael Roersma in his mother's death. Michael had been in custody since the discovery on charges of Lying to Police, Obstructing Police, and a probation violation.
Court docs: Man admits to putting mother's body in river