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Two suspects arrested for murder of soldier in St. Joseph Township

Police have made two arrests in their homicide investigation into who killed Tyrone Hassel III on New Year's Eve. (Photo Courtesy: Tyrone Hassel Jr.)

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a Berrien County homicide investigation.

The St. Joseph Township Police Department said it received a tip about the case involving Tyrone Hassel III, who was killed on New Year's Eve.

Homicide investigation underway after military member shot and killed

Officers said that information led them to two people who have been arrested in connection to Hassel's death.

The active-duty military member was shot and killed outside of a home on Colfax Avenue near Delaware Avenue in St. Joseph Township in late December.

When investigators got there, they said they found 23-year-old Hassel with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

Authorities said Hassel was in the military and was home on leave visiting family over the holidays.

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