Seth Stephen PRIVACKY
Seth Privacky 1997.
A surveillance camera at Meijers Inc.
showed Seth Privacky attempting to purchase ammunition.
Seth Privacky, then 18, showed
little emotion during his arraignment
on five counts of open murder
Seth Privacky, 18, leaves
Muskegon County's 60th District Court after his Dec. 1, 1998,
arraignment before Judge Michael Nolan on five counts of open murder in
the slaying of his father, mother, brother, grandfather and brother's
Linda Privacky's friends Wendy Stevens, left, and
Patti Moran remained in the court after Seth Privacky was sentenced to
five life terms in prison on May 27, 1999. Moran, who was in the
courtroom every day, delivered the Privackys' funeral eulogy.
Pastor Larry Marrs, visiting
Privacky in prison, says, "He grieves for them.
He has a deep sense of remorse."
Members of the Muskegon County Sheriff's
Department, Michigan State Police, with help from the Ottawa County
Sheriff's Department, Muskegon Police and Muskegon Township Police
confer at the scene of the Privacky home.
Members of the Muskegon County
medical examiners office confer outside the Privacky home in
Township on Nov. 30, 1998, where five members of the family were found
Dennis Edwards, then a detective
captain with the Muskegon County Sheriff's Department,
now director of
the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety.
Steven Clayton Wallace, 1998.
Steven C. Wallace was
charged and acquitted by a jury in 1999 while age 18 of assisting
Privacky after Privacky murdered his parents and three others.
Steven Clayton Wallace, 19, listens to testimony
in Judge James M. Graves Jr.'s 14th Circuit Court on Oct. 28, 1999.
Wallace was charged with five counts each of being an accessory after
murder and five of using a firearm-by disposing of the weapon Seth
Privacky used in killing his parents, grandfather, brother and brother's
girlfriend Nov. 29, 1998.
Jed Privacky, 19, brother.
Stephen Privacky, 50, father.
John Privacky, 78, grandfather.
Linda Privacky, 49, mother.
April Boss, 19, Jed's girlfriend.