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TKPD News Release: January 9, 2022

Posted on January 10, 2022


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NEWS RELEASE

DATE REPORTED:  January 9, 2022

LOCATION OCCURRED:  700 block Campbell Avenue, Kalamazoo Township

INCIDENT SUMMARY:

Officers from the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department responded to the 700 block of Campbell Avenue for a 37 year old woman who had been stabbed by her husband.  After stabbing his wife, the husband fled the scene and was located in Berrien County.  He is currently being held at the Kalamazoo County Jail.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Detectives from Kalamazoo Township are currently investigating the incident and the case remains open.  Kalamazoo Township Police Department were assisted by the Kalamazoo Township Fire Department, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, the Michigan State Police, Benton Township Police Department, and Life EMS.

If you have any information regarding this incident you are asked to call Silent Observer at (269) 343-2100 or the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department at (269) 488-8911.

VICTIM: The 37-year-old female victim received stab wounds, and is deceased.

There are three minor children who were uninjured, and have been placed with family.

SUSPECT: The 43-year-old male suspect in this incident is being held at the Kalamazoo County Jail.

FOR NEWS RELEASE BEGINNING: DATE:  January 9, 2022

AUTHOR: Lieutenant Darien Smith

SUPERVISOR APPROVING NEWS RELEASE: Chief Bryan Ergang

 

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