INKSTER, MI – A 26-year-old Inkster woman has been charged in the murder of her 3-year-old son after he was discovered inside of a home stabbed to death.
Atiya Nina Muhammed, 26-years-old, of Inkster, has been charged in connection with the homicide of her three-year-old son Zion Reid.
On May 6th, 2020, at 2:44 p.m., Inkster police and medics were dispatched to a home in the 26440 block of Lehigh in Inkster on a report that a deceased child was in the home.
They were met at the home by concerned relatives who had gone to the home to do a welfare check on the mother and child. Once inside the police located the deceased child in a back bedroom in a state of decomposition.
The child was transported to the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office where it was determined that he died from multiple stab wounds and blunt force trauma injuries. Atiya Muhammed, the child’s mother, was not at home and her location was unknown at that time.
The Detroit Fugitive Apprehension Team assisted the Inkster Police Department in locating Atiya Muhammed. On May 6th, 2020 she was taken into custody.
Atiya Muhammed has been charged with First Degree Premeditated Murder, Felony Murder, Child Abuse First Degree and Torture. She is expected to be arraigned by video in 34th District Court on Sunday, May 10, 2020 after 10:00 a.m.
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