A Michigan woman in accused of poisoning her roommate for being "mean, " an Alabama man stabbed and gutted his roommate, and a California pastor skewered his roommates genitals with a sword.
In September, a Michigan State Trooper spotted some graffiti on the State Capitol in Lansing. On the war memorial were the spray-painted words “give art a chance” and the columns at the entrance to the Capitol building bore two crudely-drawn stick figures, one male and one female.
Leigh Swanson was reported missing by family four days after she went on a date with a man she met online and never returned. During their investigation into her disappearance, Midland County, Mich., Sheriff’s deputies found two bodies, one of them belonging to Swanson.
Michael Brooks, 37, of Michigan is facing a charge of second-degree abuse of a vulnerable adult for allegedly letting his injured, 400-pound wife die surrounded by maggots and waste. Yolanda Reese-Brooks, 40, had been bedridden after suffering a crushed pelvis and ruptured bladder as a result of a 2011 auto accident. Since the collision, her husband served as her primary caretaker, but, police say, had neglected Reese-Brooks for eight or nine days prior to her death.
Michigan pastor John D. White, an ex con and pastor at the 14-member Christ Community Fellowship church, is accused of beating and strangling a neighbor to fulfill a sexual fantasy, and was reportedly engaged to the victim’s mother.
From Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Ranes family produced two brothers who become serial killers at different times and under different circumstances, neither one knowing about the other. On October 18, 1972, a young man named Koster, a former partner in crime with Danny Ranes, made a plea deal, and led police the body of Linda Fearnow, implicating Ranes in the murder.
Investigators have determined that a fire that broke out in a Holland Township, Mich., apartment complex around 12:30 p.m. on October 10, 2012, was caused by a man preparing his lunch with a propane torch.
A Michigan jury took less than 30 minutes to convict Steven Deuman of first-degree murder and aggravated sexual assault for the August 2011 suffocation death his 15 week old.
Ariel Courtland stated in an affidavit that she does not want to marry for love, but to find out what happened to her daughter. As weird as this may sound, she’s not the first to think of it.
Michigan man Steven Deuman Jr. is charged with a capital offense: sexually assaulting and killing his 15-week -old daughter in August 2011. Usually, prosecutors would seek the death penalty in a first-degree murder case such as this, but because the alleged assault and killing took place on an Indian reservation, Deuman will not face execution if convicted.