Trial begins in high stakes poker murder - WNEM TV 5

Trial begins in high stakes poker murder

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Michael Kuhlman, the man who was murdered. Michael Kuhlman, the man who was murdered.
SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, MI (WNEM) -

The trial is set to get under way Thursday for the man accused of murder during a high stakes poker game in Saginaw Township.

Quintel West, 24, is accused of killing Michael Kuhlman during the game last May. He is also charged with 11 other felony counts.

The murder took place at Kuhlman's home at 2555 Luella Street off Weiss in Saginaw Township.

Prosecutors say it was a robbery.

Jury selection took place Wednesday.

West faces life behind bars without the possibility of parole if convicted.

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