Trial Set for Man Charged in Green Oak Township Murder

July 12, 2014

Trial Set for Man Charged in Green Oak Township Murder

7/12/14 - A Whitmore Lake man who police allege murdered his sister-in-law and left her in a bathtub is expected to face trial in September. 25-year-old Nicholas Allen Foerster is charged with 1st degree, premeditated murder in the strangulation death of his sister-in-law, 23-year-old Rachelle Lynn Wood. She was found dead in the bathtub of her Green Oak Township apartment on June 16th. Foerster allegedly confessed to choking the victim for a period of at least seven minutes, knowing that it would cause death. If convicted, Foerster faces life in prison without parole. He’s being held without bond in the Livingston County Jail and a pre-trial hearing has been scheduled for August 15th. If no plea agreement can be reached, Foerster will head to trial September 22nd. (JM)

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