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E.P. man to be tried for murder, again

March 25, 2014

EAST PROVIDENCE – A Providence County Grand Jury has indicted Andrew Jett of East Providence in the 2012 murder of his then girlfriend Michelle Busby.
Jett, 54, of 71 Metacomet Ave., was indicted on one count of murder and is scheduled to be arraigned in Providence County Superior Court on April 16.
Busby, 50, was found murdered inside the home she shared with Jett at 71 Metacomet Ave. Police say Busby was killed on Aug. 24, 2012 by Jett, who left the state in Busby’s Jeep Commander. Both vanished a few days before Busby's body was found.
On Aug. 29, 2012, Jett turned himself in to Baltimore, Md., police as a parole violator and was extradited back to Rhode Island where he was arrested and charged with murder Jett served 18 years of a 40-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Stephanie Oxendine of North Kingstown in 1992. He was paroled in 2010.

 

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