Howard City Man Accused Of Torturing Relative In Wexford County

A Howard City man is accused of torturing one of his relatives over the course of several years.

Wexford County deputies say the crimes took place in Selma Township between 2007 and 2011, and before that in Cadillac between 2004 and 2006.

The prosecutor says Allen Pattee faces three charges of torture, all involving a relative.

Each charge has a max penalty of life in prison.

Pattee is set to appear in court again next week.

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