Suspect arrested for open murder in Delta County

Sep 3, 2014

ESCANABA, MI--   Police are investigating a homicide in Escanaba.  

Department of Public Safety officers were dispatched around 4:20 a.m. Wednesday to 206 Stephenson Avenue on a report of a female with an object in her throat.  An investigation determined that an assault had occurred, which resulted in her death. 

Officials say an arrest has been made and the suspect is being charged with open murder/homicide.

The name of the victim has not yet been released. 

The name of the suspect will be released after they’re arraigned in 94th District Court.