Friend IDs victim in deadly stabbing, suspect in custody

Posted at 10:28 PM, Apr 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-16 05:12:43-04

ALLENDALE TWP., Mich. — Deputies in Ottawa County say a 33-year-old Standale woman is in custody after they say she stabbed a 26-year-old man to death during a party Saturday evening.

It happened at the Allendale Meadows Mobile Home Park in Allendale Township around 8 p.m.

Deputies on scene say the stabbing stemmed from a some sort of altercation during the party.

A close friend of the victim has identified him as Spencer Daniel Rauch also known as "Bigs".

Police say it appears the suspect and victim knew each other but we don't know the extent of their relationship.

We're told Rauch always tried to make his friends laugh and and had a beautiful soul.

The suspect's name has not been released.