INKSTER, MI – On Wednesday November 1st, 2017, at about 6:00AM, MSP Special Investigation Section (SIS) Detectives and MSP Secure Cities Partnership troopers were called to 28662 Parkwood for a man, Mickael Easterling who had been shot multiple times.
Upon arrival Michigan State Police found that man, Mickael James Easterling, 34-years-old, dead in his driveway next to a GMC Yukon.
Police believe that Lonnie Hodges shot and killed Mickael Easterling over a domestic issue.
On November 6, 2016, the suspect in that murder, Lonnie Edward Hodges, 41-years-old, from Ypsilanti, was arraigned in the Inkster District court on the following charges: 1- Homicide- Murder first degree- premeditated. 2-Weapons – firearms- possession by felon 3- Weapons- felony firearm.
Based on records from the Michigan Department of Corrections, Lonnie Hodges has previous convictions for:
- Interfering with Electronic Communications
- Assault with Dangerous Weapon (Felonious Assault)
- Asslt w/Int Gr Bod Hrm Less Murder
- Unlawfully Driving Away an Automobile
- Bank Robbery
- Stolen Property – R/C $1000 or More But Less Than $20,000
Hodges started racking up felony convictions beginning in 1997.
He was ordered to be held at the Wayne County Jail with no bond pending further court proceedings.