Trial scheduled in murder case

HOUGHTON — A Hubbell man facing second-degree murder and attempted murder charges is going to trial.

Paul Moilanen, 42, will face a jury of his peers at a five-day long trial starting June 15th in Houghton County Circuit Court. Moilanen is accused of stabbing 48-year-old Marcy LaVigne and her teenage daughter in September at the LaVigne’s Hubbell residence. Marcy LaVigne died of her injuries, but her daughter survived.

Moilanen could receive a life sentence if convicted.