WESTLAND, MI – Westland Police are investigating a deadly stabbing that took place in the area of Merriman and Palmer roads.
The Westland Police Department was called to the area of Palmer and Gloria Roads on a report of a felonious assault that had occurred on Tuesday, September 29th, at approximately 1:30 a.m.Upon arrival officers located an injured subject. Officers rendered medical aid until the Westland Fire Department arrived.
Despite the efforts of both police and fire the subject succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Officers were able to locate and arrest a suspect who is currently in police custody. This was not a random act as the victim and suspect were known to each other. The circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation, and this investigation is in its very early stages.
The identity of the victim is being withheld until notification can be made to the family. The identity of the suspect is being withheld until after a review of the charges has been conducted by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.