Woman Found Dead in Portage Apartment

Posted at 9:03 AM, Sep 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-13 11:25:49-04

PORTAGE, Mich. — Police in Saginaw have apprehended a person of interest, after a woman was found dead in a Portage apartment Thursday.

Police have identified that woman as 56-year-old Delores Mae Smith.  They tell FOX 17 that the man’s Saginaw employer contacted law enforcement after he arrived to work covered in blood.  Smith’s body was discovered at around 4 p.m. in Devonshire Apartments, 5419 Meredith St.

Police in Saginaw managed to catch up with the person of interest, even though he had been trying to evade them.  Additional updates from Portage Police are forthcoming.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Portage Police Department at 269-329-4567.