Kalamazoo Memorial Scheduled for Murdered 88-Year-Old

Posted at 10:37 PM, Aug 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-27 22:38:34-04

Alfred Minka pictureKALAMAZOO, Mich. — A memorial has been scheduled for the 88-year-old man found murdered in his Kalamazoo home.

A memorial for Alfred Minka is scheduled 4 p.m. Saturday at the Evangelical Lutheran United Church of Kalamazoo.

Minka was found dead in his Kalamazoo home  in the in the 3100 block of Brookmont Street in Kalamazoo Friday, Aug. 23.  His death was later ruled a homicide.

Friends say he was a Latvian immigrant who came to the United States 60 years ago.  He worked at the Eaton Corporation for 30 years.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.