Mother of 3 killed in Muskegon; boyfriend in custody

Posted at 9:37 AM, Sep 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-05 18:55:28-04

MUSKEGON, Mich. — A man is in custody after police say he admitted to injuring his girlfriend—a mother of three children—who later died from those injuries.

Josh Salyers - Musk. Co. Jail

The incident started about 7:15 Sunday in the 1400 block of Jiroch Street, near Hackley Hospital. Police arrived to find a 22-year-old woman at the home with a head injury and cuts to her throat.  She was taken to the hospital where she died.

Her boyfriend, a 29-year-old man, admitted to officers he caused her injuries, according to police.  He has been taken into custody.

Barbie Dailey - from Facebook

Neighbors tell FOX 17 the victim is Barbie Dailey, a mother of three children.  Neighbors identified the suspect as Joshua Salyers, 29.  Jail records show a Joshua Salyers is in custody on a charge of murder.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Muskegon Police Department at 231-724-6750 or Silent Observer at 231-722-7463.