CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Kent County Sheriff's Office began conducting a death investigation Thursday afternoon and one person is in custody in connection to it.
It happened in the area of Cannon Place Drive NE in Cannon Township.
Deputies arrived on scene and found 25-year-old Ciara Paul of Rockford dead inside the home with apparent stab wounds, according to a news release Friday.
They also found Paul's two children, a 2-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl, inside the home.
Both were injured and transported to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital for medical treatment.
The suspect, 29-year-old Jacob Alec Ryan, was found in Toledo, Ohio and was arrested by Toledo authorities.
He was lodged at the Lucas County Sheriff's Office pending extradition.
Ryan faces charges related to homicide - open murder and assault with intent to murder.
KCSO is conducting a death investigation in the 7000 block of Cannon Place Dr. N.E. in Cannon Township. The investigation is ongoing; however, there is no threat to the public. We will provide updates as they become available.— Kent County Sheriff's Office (@KentSheriff) September 17, 2021
The investigation continues.
Anyone with information about this incident may contact the Kent County Sheriff's Office Investigative Division at 616-632-6125.