Months of escalating tension developed between Cass County prosecutors and two operators of a renegade rural compound, Grover Tom Crosslin and Rolland Rohm. Their Rainbow Farm was the site of nationally notable pro-marijuana festivals and activities. Defiant, then apparently self-destructive, Crosslin failed to show for a legal hearing and began to set fires on the property. Law enforcement involved state police and FBI. All this culminated in an armed standoff, a catastrophic fire and the fatal shooting of both suspects.

ID: 761

Victms Name: Rolland Rohm
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Jones
County: Cass
State: MI
Zip Code: 49061
Country: United States of America

Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Michigan State Police

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Months of escalating tension developed between Cass County prosecutors and two operators of a renegade rural compound, Grover Tom Crosslin and Rolland Rohm. Their Rainbow Farm was the site of nationally notable pro-marijuana festivals and activities. Defiant, then apparently self-destructive, Crosslin failed to show for a legal hearing and began to set fires on the property. Law enforcement involved state police and FBI. All this culminated in an armed standoff, a catastrophic fire and the fatal shooting of both suspects.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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