Thursday, July 16, 2020

Investigation into airport hotel stabbing death continues

Romulus police are continuing to investigate a fatal stabbing which occurred July 6 at a local hotel.
According to police reports, Romulus police received a 911 call at about 4:12 a.m. July 6 reporting that a man had been stabbed at the Howard Johnson Hotel located in the 31000 block of Flynn Drive.
When responding officers arrived on the scene, they found the body of a 39-year-old Wyandotte man in a second floor room. Officers reported that the man had apparently succumbed to a stab wound.

Police received a call at 4:39 a.m. the same day from a man who reported his version of the altercation that allegedly resulted in the death of the Wyandotte man.
That suspect, a 29-year-old man from Dearborn Heights, was taken into custody by Romulus police near the scene of the incident, police said.
Detectives are still searching for the knife used in the altercation, according to police reports of the incident.
No motive was immediately known, police said, and the evidence will be presented to the office of the Wayne County Prosecutor for a determination regarding criminal charges.