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Man, woman found dead in Harrison Township apartment

August 15, 2014


HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A 40-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were found dead in their Harrison Township apartment Aug. 14, both reportedly sustaining gunshot wounds, Macomb County Sheriff’s officials say.

Sheriff Anthony Wickersham said deputies responded to the apartment in the 36000 block of Gordon Lane off of Union Lake Road at approximately 3:44 p.m. The individual who reported the deaths was the daughter of the deceased female.

Upon arrival, deputies observed that the pair was dead and an unknown type of gun was found at the scene.

Wickersham reports that there were no signs of a break-in to the residence. He also reports that neighbors reported hearing gunshots at around 3 a.m., but did not call the police.

The bodies were transported to the Macomb County Medical Examiner’s Office, and sheriff’s officials are awaiting the results for final determination of cause and manner of death.

The names of the victims will be released when identification is made by family members.

About the author

Staff Writer Julie Snyder covers Harrison Township, Mount Clemens, Macomb County, L’Anse Creuse Public Schools, and Mount Clemens Community Schools for the Journal. She has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2003, and attended the University of Toledo with degrees in journalism and photography. Julie has received several awards for her work in Arizona and Washington, including AP awards in Arizona for breaking news reporting and feature writing.

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