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The ONLY Suspect

Renee's estranged husband, Michael Pagel, remains the ONLY suspect in Renee's murder.

What a "good works" guy...on a mission trip to Africa, summer 2017.

...taken a few years post-murder...


...the hunting compound where he has lived.

Mike's brother's comment regarding the picture...and Mike's character?!?

Renee's husband, Michael Pagel, is the only person who has not voluntarily cooperated with police and has not provided an alibi to police for the night Renee was murdered. He has custody of the couple's three children.  Just after the murder, he moved them to his sister's house in Hudsonville, and then to live in a private hunting compound (Mid Forest Lodge) in Prudenville, Michigan, near Houghton Lake. They currently reside in Freeland, MI.


Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him; do not fret when men succeed in their evil ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes....
Psalm 37:7

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer...
Romans 12:12