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What happened to Christopher Schurr? Bio, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Charges

What happened to Christopher Schurr? Bio, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Charges

Facts of Christopher Schurr

Full Name: Christopher Schurr
Gender: Male
Profession: Officer
Country: United States.
WifeBrandey Lynn Bruin Schurr
MarriedBrandey Lynn Bruin Schurr
Net Worth$89,454
Birth PlaceByron Center, Michigan.
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
EducationByron Center High School, Siena Heights University
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Christopher Schurr got the media’s attention after murdering a Congolese refugee Patrick Lyoya in Grand Rapids. 

Where is Christopher Schurr from?

Christopher Schurr was born in Byron Center, Michigan. By looking at her picture we can assume he must be in his 30s. By profession, his father was a worker at a trucking business while his mother worked as a legal assistant at a mortgage company.

He has one sister. When he was young Christopher’s parents went their own ways and took turns looking after their children. He holds American citizenship while he belongs to white ethnic background. Similarly, he follows Christianity as a religion.

Which school did Christopher Schurr study?

Christopher graduated from Byron Center High School in Byron Center in 2009. Likewise, he completed his university at Siena Heights University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in criminal justice.

Who is Christopher Schurr married to?

Christopher is happily married to his high school sweetheart Brandey Lynn Bruin Schurr. The duo were in a relationship since they were in high school. After being in a relationship for a long time they had an engagement ceremony in May 2014.

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Caption: Christopher Schurr with his wife (Photo: Live)

Pastor Odero Elisha was the person who officiated their wedding. Their wedding venue was in Kawiti, Homa Bay, Kenya. During their stay in Kenya, the duo and others visited residents, played with orphans, and built houses for widows in the village.

How much is Christopher Schurr’s Net Worth?

As a Grand Rapids Police Department officer, he is earning an estimated net worth of around $89,454. According to the source Grand Rapids Police Department officers as an average salary of around $54,900 and $64,000.

While he must be earning between the digits. He is happy with the money he is earning from his career as an officer.

Who did Christopher Schurr murder?

Christopher shot a 26-year-old refugee Patrick Lyoya from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He shot Patrick during a scuffle between the two in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. When Patrick began to flee the scene, Christopher attempted to detain him. He fired a taser at Lyoya twice but missed both times. They even had a huge fight over Patrick’s weapon. According to people who saw the scene, Lyoya had no weapons of his own in his possession.

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Caption: Christopher Schurr manhandling Patrick (Photo: Media)

As news of the shooting and videos of the incident went viral and the public started protesting, it denounce the officer’s actions. It also demanded the reform of the GRPD, and the refusal of the prosecutor to handle the case due to alleged conflicts of interest. According to investigations, the shooting was done by a non-involved entity, with the Michigan State Police assuming responsibility.

What happened to Christopher Schurr?

On June 9, 2022, he was charged with second-degree murder, saying that the death was intentional and not justified as self-defense. While facing up to life in prison with the possibility of parole if convicted.

On June 10, 2022, he appeared at a hearing via video conference from jail in Calhoun County, Michigan before a judge. The judge set his bond at $100k and his lawyer Mark Dodge entered a not guilty plea on his behalf.

Christopher Schurr’s Career Line

  • Christopher is a Grand Rapids Police Department officer.
  •  He was training at Grand Rapids Gymnastics in Grand Rapids from 2013 to 2014,
  • Likewise, Christopher won the title of Outstanding Performer at the 2014 Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Awards.
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Caption: Christopher Schurr as an officer (Photo; Yahoo)
  • He got a gold medal at the NAIA Outdoor National Track and Field Championships.
  • In 2015, Christopher officially joined the Grand Rapids Police Department.