BAY CITY, MI – A 21-year-old resident of Blanchard, Michigan, Kaden Elizabeth Gilbert, pled guilty to murder in the second degree.
The evidence established that in November of 2020, Gilbert went to the victim’s residence and intentionally stabbed her with a knife severing her femoral artery. The victim lost a significant amount of blood and died due to the stabbing. The crime occurred on the Isabella Reservation in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Gilbert is a non-Indian. The victim was Indian.
Sentencing is set for March 3, 2022 at 2 p.m. Gilbert faces up to life in prison.