52-year-old woman is arrested on murder charges in Mt. Pleasant

Posted at 5:59 PM, Apr 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-19 17:59:47-04

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Police have arrested a 52-year-old woman from Lake City on charges of open murder following the shooting death of a 39-year-old man.

Lawrence Howard Jr. was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in a silver Dodge Journey around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.  His body was discovered in an apartment parking lot.

Police say it appears that the woman being charged is the grandmother of the victim’s daughter.  She was reportedly taken into custody without incident.

The woman is expected to be arraigned on Monday, Mount Pleasant Police Public Information Officer Jeff Browne told FOX 17.