MT. PLEASANT (WKZO) -- A man who has been held the last five-months in Mt. Pleasant for assaulting his girlfriend's son, has now been indicted by a federal grand jury with first degree murder for Carnel Chamberlain's death. The four-year-old was reported missing in June and after weeks of searching, his badly burned body was found buried under the porch of his home on the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Reservation
Anthony Bennett was supposed to be watching the boy, and had been the prime suspect in his disappearance. He had reportedly physically abused the boy on occasion. The maximum penalty he faces is life without parole if convicted of the most serious charge against him.