MADISON HEIGHTS, MI – On Monday July 19th , 2021 at approximately 5:23 a.m., the Madison Heights Police Department (MHPD) was called to 32703 Stephenson, the Rodeway Inn, on a report of a noise disturbance.
Officers were directed to a room where the disturbance was heard and a welfare check was conducted. At that time, Officers located the deceased victim in the motel room. The victim was found to have sustained 5 gunshot wounds to the torso. The victim was a 29-year-old woman from Detroit. A 21-year-old suspect was arrested near the scene. He is identified as Jajuan Darvez West.
On Wednesday July 21 st , 2021 the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office authorized charges against Jajuan West in the case. Charges authorized were one count of Homicide-Open Murder and one count of Possession of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony.
On Wednesday July 21 st , 2021, Jajuan West was arraigned on those charges in front of Magistrate Mitchell of the Madison Heights 43rd District Court. The suspect was denied bond at the arraignment and will be held at the Oakland County Jail until the next scheduled court appearance on July 28th , 2021.