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Man convicted of killing music producer Kaz gets life sentence

Posted at 5:36 PM, Jun 03, 2024

LANSING, Mich. — The man convicted of killing well-known music producer Kaz, is expected to spend the rest of his life behind behind bars.

Anthony Anders Jr., 29, was seated to life behind bars, without parole, on Monday for his connection to the deadly shooting Monday.

"To be there, and to see that and knows that he wont see daylight again is a good feeling, said Kaz's friend Ill Speak.

The shooting happened in 2022 on New Year’s Eve at Kaz’s studio. Authorities say Anderson shot Kaz, who died and his friend who survived.

Music Producer Kaz

"I miss his voice and everything about him," said Kaz's sister Crystal Terrell.

While two years have passed, Crystal still feels pain and doesn't understand why someone would take her brother's life, leaving his daughter without a father.

KAZ and his twin sister Crystal

"I'm hurting, my mom hurting, but my niece, she's hurting the most," Crystal said.

Anderson was found guilty of four felony offenses, but it was the first degree, premeditated murder charger, that landed him his life sentence.

Anthony Anderson in court Monday

During court, the judge said Anderson has to the right to appeal the sentencing and we're told Anderson has already signed the paperwork to begin that process.

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