WESTPHALIA, MICH. - The West Michigan elementary school principal and his son who were found dead earlier this week, have been laid to rest.
The bodies of 52-year old George Heckman and his 28-year old son Grant were found in a van in Montcalm County on Monday.
Investigators said it appeared to be a murder-suicide in which George Heckman shot his son and then himself. They were found on Monday night in a parked van in Montcalm County.
Heckman was the the prinicpal at Pewamo Elementary School and was recently appointed as superintendent of the Pewamo-Westphalia School District -- he was to start the position on July 1.
School officials previously told WZZM 13 that Grant was disabled and required 24-hour care, saying he and his father were inseparable.
Funerals for the two men were held on Friday, June 23 at Saint Mary's Church in Westphalia.
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