UPDATE: Isabella County Police Still Searching for Suspect in Sexual Assault, Homicide Case
UPDATE: Police in Isabella County are still searching for a man they say sexually assaulted and killed a person early Sunday morning.
Police were called around 3:15 a.m. Sunday in regards to a sexual assault and homicide.
Upon arrival, troopers discovered a teenage female had suffered a stab wound, and succumbed to the fatal wound.
Additional investigation revealed that an adult female had been sexually assaulted.
Gardenhire is described as a Black male, six-foot-one and weighting 180 pounds.
He has black hair and brown eyes with a distinctive star shaped tattoo on the right side of his neck and a large circular tattoo on the left side of his neck.
Gardenhire is believed to be driving a stolen, dark colored 2014 Ford Fusion with a Michigan license plate that reads “CTBMIKE.”
A warrant for open murder and criminal sexual conduct first degree with a weapon was authorized by the Isabella County Prosecutor’s office.
Anyone with information on Gardenhire’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.