Man Wanted in Murder on Waverly Street on Detroit’s West side


DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for a murder that occurred on the city’s west side.

On Tuesday September 12th, 2017 at approximately 11:20 a.m., in the 1900 block of Waverly, the known suspect, fatally shot his 24-year-old male roommate.




The 24-year-old male victim and the suspect had a verbal altercation, when the suspect pulled out a firearm and shot the victim. When the victim fell to the ground, the suspect stood over him and fired multiple additional shots into the victim’s body. The victim died on his way to the hospital.

The suspect has been identified as Markeil Japree Welch, black male, 24, 5’6”, 150-160 lbs., and is to be considered Armed and Dangerous and should not be approached.

If anyone sees this suspect, or knows of his whereabouts, please dial 911 immediately, DO NOT APPROACH him.

If anyone sees this suspect, please dial 911. If anyone has information pertaining to this crime, please call the Detroit Police Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260.

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