Men accused of murdering Egypt Covington to stand trial, judge rules
After more than two days of prosecutors laying out their case, the three men suspected in the 2017 killing of Egypt Covington will go to trial. 34th District Tina Brooks Green ruled Thursday there was enough evidence for two men from Toledo and a man from Sumpter Township to face first-degree murder charges at trial. READ: Judge rules enough evidence for 3 men to stand trial in murder of Egypt CovingtonCovington was found in her Van Buren Township home in June 2017. Van Buren police were unable to make much progress with the case and Michigan State Police took over. Defense attorneys argued while police can place a truck and cell phones tied to the men at Covington’s home, there is no evidence that the men shot and killed her.