Arrest made in connection with GI attorney's murder

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By Jeniffer Berry

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Updated: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:02:21 CST

A rural Glenvil man has been arrested in connection with the Wednesday murder of a Grand Island attorney.

Michael L. Petersen, 58, was arrested as he drove on J Street just east of Hastings at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Adams County Sheriff's Office and Nebraska State Patrol made the arrest.

Grand Island Police said in a press released Peterson was armed but offered no resistance.

Peterson will be booked into the Hall County Detention Center on charges of 1st degree murder, and use of a firearm to commit a felony.

He will appear in Hall County Court Friday.