Man Arrested Accused of Trying to Kill Woman With Metal Hook - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Man Arrested Accused of Trying to Kill Woman With Metal Hook

Posted: Updated:

Shepherd Police arrested a man accused of trying to kill a woman with a heavy metal hook.

The assault happened in Coe Township in Isabella County Tuesday just before noon.

Shepherd Police and Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police found a man who had hurt himself and assaulted a woman with a heavy metal hook.

The victim was transported to McLaren Central Michigan hospital and later brought to Covenant Hospital after sustaining head injuries.

Police say she is in fair condition at this time.

William Wilfong was brought to McLaren Hospital for his injuries and later lodged at the Isabella County Jail.

Wilfong is facing attempted murder charges and is awaiting his arraignment.

Stay with 9&10 News as we continue to follow this story.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Amazing Northern Michigan Homes: Empire Peninsula Home

    Amazing Northern Michigan Homes: Empire Peninsula Home

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:00:24 GMT
    If you're looking for a home that brings you back to nature, this is it. This custom designed home has 360 degree water views, nearly every window looks out directly into beautiful, spring-fed Pearl Lake in Empire.
    If you're looking for a home that brings you back to nature, this is it. This custom designed home has 360 degree water views, nearly every window looks out directly into beautiful, spring-fed Pearl Lake in Empire.
  • Taco Bell Launches Contest to Win Food for Life

    Taco Bell Launches Contest to Win Food for Life

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:37:24 GMT
    Taco Bell lovers listen up! The company launched a contest offering free food for life, but it won't be easy to win.It's called the Eleven Everlasting Dollars contest.
    Taco Bell lovers listen up! The company launched a contest offering free food for life, but it won't be easy to win.It's called the Eleven Everlasting Dollars contest.
  • Indiana Amber Alert Issued for One Month Old Baby

    Indiana Amber Alert Issued for One Month Old Baby

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:05:28 GMT
    A desperate search in Indiana today for a missing baby. An Amber Alert was issued for one month old Delano Wilson Wednesday night. Police say the boy is in extreme danger. 
    A desperate search in Indiana today for a missing baby. An Amber Alert was issued for one month old Delano Wilson Wednesday night. Police say the boy is in extreme danger.