Montcalm County Circuit Court

Trial for murder of Greenville teenage girl underway

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A murder trial involving the shooting death of a teenage Greenville girl 16 months ago got underway Monday afternoon in Montcalm County Circuit Court.

Kevin Bartz, 23, of Cedar Springs and Nicholas Bauer, 18, of Stanton were each charged with murder, assault with intent to commit murder and two counts each of felony firearms in the January 2021 death of Destini Cunliffe, 18, of Greenville, as well as the shooting of a 15-year-old Greenville girl who sustained a leg injury in the Evergreen Township incident.