BENTON TOWNSHIP — Snow was lightly falling Friday as family members watched Phillip Napier’s casket being exhumed shortly after noon at Crystal Springs Cemetery in Benton Township.

His mother, Teresa Napier, of Benton Harbor, said her son was 25 when he died on Jan. 26 at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph, after he had been shot two days earlier. Napier was buried on Feb. 5.

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