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Police: Isabella County murder suspect in custody

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Posted at 6:17 AM, Jun 08, 2021

MICHIGAN — We're just learning authorities in mid-Michigan have a man wanted for a homicide and sexual assault in custody on Tuesday.

The Shepherd Police Departmentposted the information on its Facebook page overnight.

State police were called to a home Sunday morning in Union Township near Mount Pleasant.

When they arrived, they found a teenage girl had been stabbed to death and a woman who was sexually assaulted.

The suspect, Isaiah Gardenhire, who goes by Zeke, had a warrant for open murder and first degree criminal sexual conduct.

Michigan State Police confirms to FOX 17 that he was taken into custody without incident.