KENT COUNTY (WKZO AM/FM) — Grand Rapids Police have released a little more information about a suspicious death case that may involve a missing woman from Oshtemo.
Frankly they don’t know who the victim is because of the condition of the body. Sgt. Dan Adams says until they do have positive identification, they are reluctant to speculate.
They will send samples to a State Police crime lab to see if they can get a DNA match and that takes time. What they have said is that 29-year-old Jared Chance will be charged today with mutilating a body and concealing the death of an individual. Those are both felonies, holding charges that will allow them to keep Chance in custody until test results come back.
The body was found wrapped in a tarp in the basement of the home by Chance’s downstairs neighbor. Chance is a longtime acquaintance of Ashlee Young, who remains
Law enforcement is investigating the sudden death of a man at work Sunday as “suspicious” after he was possibly involved in a fight earlier in the day.
Fire personnel responded around 6 a.m. to Walmart on Marconi Avenue in the Arden-Arcade area after a 54-year-old employee collapsed on the job, according to a news release issued by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.
The man was pronounced dead after being transported to a local hospital, according to the release.
His co-workers said the man told them he was involved in an “altercation” before his 4 a.m. shift, and information gathered at the hospital suggested he may have been assaulted earlier in the morning, according to the release.
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Authorities were not sure if any potential injuries from an earlier assault contributed to the man’s death, according
WASHINGTON — A woman was found dead inside a hotel room in Arlington, Virginia, Saturday morning, and a Stafford man has been arrested on a charge of murder.
Twenty-four-year-old Rodolfo Rivera is being held without bond at the Arlington County jail, a news release said.
At approximately 9:45 a.m., police responded to a call about a possible death inside a hotel on the 1700 block of Jefferson Davis Highway in Crystal City.
Inside the room, they found 20-year-old Natasha Rivera, of Stafford, dead.
POLICE ACTIVITY: ACPD is investigating a suspicious death in the 1700 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. Based on the preliminary investigation, this appears to be an isolated incident with no known threat to the community.
WASHINGTON — A man is charged with murder after a body was found in an Alexandria business Friday morning.
Around 11:50 a.m., police responded to a call about a man’s body found in a business in the 1200 block of King Street. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and police called the death “suspicious.”
The victim has been identified as Bradford Jackson, 65, of Alexandria.
Police assured Alexandria residents that there was no public threat following the discovery of the body.
Hours later, police announced a 34-year-old Pankaj Bhasin, of New Jersey, had been charged with murder in the case, and is being held without bond at the Alexandria Detention Center.
Anyone with information about the homicide can contact police at 703-746-6689.
Friday’s death marks the second homicide in Alexandria in 2018.
Daniel Roy Davis, 26, of San Diego was arrested after a body was discovered on a bench on the property of St. John’s Health Center near Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica police spokesman Lt. Saul Rodriguez said.
SAN DIEGO — Detectives believe a young woman found dead in her City Heights home early Saturday evening was murdered, the San Diego Police Department confirmed.
Lt. Matt Dobbs with SDPD’s Homicide Division said police received calls about the woman’s death on the 3600 block of 45th Street around 5 p.m. Family members discovered the 21-year-old’s body in her bedroom, with signs of traumatic injuries, according to Dobbs.
Police say they haven’t identified any suspects, but that they believe the woman’s death was a homicide. She was last seen returning from a night out early this morning. Detectives are on scene interviewing neighbors and looking for leads. Dobbs said they have not yet been in touch with the people the young woman went out with.
Southington police are investigating the shooting death of a woman Sunday morning and they said the suspect, her ex-boyfriend, has died a day after shooting himself outside the Naugatuck Police Department.
Officers responded to a house on Manor Road in Southington at 6:01 a.m. to conduct a welfare check and found 41-year-old Michelle Barrett in the backyard.
She had been shot and was pronounced dead, according to police, and her death is being investigated as a homicide.
Police said the suspect, 40-year-old Robert DeSantis, of Naugatuck, went to the Naugatuck Police Department where he shot himself in a vehicle in the parking lot.
Mother Killed in Southington
Police identified the woman who was killed in Southington on Sunday and say the woman’s ex-boyfriend was the one who killed her. He then shot himself in Naugatuck.