The state trooper who shot and killed a Fairplain man in September was not indicted in Jackson County over the incident.

Trooper First Class B.L. Keefer already had been cleared by the state police after its investigation found he acted properly in the situation.

Michael Shane Fisher, 35, of Windell Ridge, was killed Sept. 1 at his home, the investigation concluded Fisher had been shooting a gun when the officer responded after hearing the shots.

The state police investigation stated Keefer repeatedly ordered Fisher to drop his weapon and shot Fisher when he refused.

The investigation ruled Fisher's death suicide by police.

The verdict of no true bill was rendered last week essentially means the jury did not find enough information to determine a crime had been committed.

Fisher had been suffering mental trauma after two of his children were killed in a boat he was driving.