SOUTHGATE, MI – Ryan Arthur Hilton, 32-years-old, has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of his wife Amanda Marie Hilton. The Hiltons were residents of Southgate.
On January 1st, 2021, Ryan Hilton contacted the Southgate police to report that his wife was missing from their apartment in the 14500 block of Northline and that she was last seen at their apartment on December 31st, 2021.
It is alleged that on December 31st, 2020, that Ryan Hilton had a verbal argument with his wife and fatally shot her with a shotgun and removed her body to a field with tall grass near a dumpster by their apartment. On January 5th, 2021, Amanda Hilton’s lifeless body was recovered by the Southgate Police Department and her husband was placed under arrest.
Ryan Hilton has been charged with First Degree Murder, Tampering with Evidence, and two Counts of Felony Firearm. He was arraigned and remanded to jail this afternoon in 28th District Court in Southgate. His Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for January 15, 2021.
Obituary of Amanda Marie Hilton
Amanda Marie Hilton. Age 31 of Southgate.
Loving mother of Malachi Attard and the late Peyton Hilton. Beloved daughter of Charles and Patricia Vineyard. Dearest sister of Edmund Vineyard. Dear granddaughter of Irene Bleeda.
Cremation will take place at The On-Site Crematory located within the Molnar Funeral Homes – Brownstown Chapel.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Please check back for with the Molnar Funeral Homes website for updated service information.