NEW: In Michigan A Man In Sturgis Is Arrested After A Dismembered Body Is Found In A Home

May 24, 2019

Credit Sturgis Police Dept., Michigan

NEW:

STURGIS, Mich. (AP) — Police in southwestern Michigan found a woman's dismembered body in an apartment.

Sturgis police say 35-year-old Wade Allen was charged Thursday with murder and mutilation of a body, a day after officers were told about a body in his apartment. It wasn't immediately known if Allen has a lawyer who could comment on the case.

The Sturgis Journal says the victim is Kelly-Jien Warner-Miller.

ORIGINAL POST:

STURGIS, Mich. (AP) — Police say a Sturgis man has been arrested after they found the body of a woman in his apartment.

The Sturgis Police Department says a 35-year-old Sturgis man is being charged with open murder, dismemberment of a corpse and failure to report a death after being arrested Wednesday night.

Police say they received an anonymous tip the man was storing a woman's body inside his apartment.

Police say the victim had not been previously reported missing. The victim's name was withheld pending notification of relatives.