Man held in Detroit deaths charged with separate assault
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man described by police as a “person of interest” in the deaths of three women has been charged in a separate case of sexual assault.
Wayne County prosecutors said Monday that 34-year-old Deangelo Martin was charged with criminal sexual conduct and assault with intent to murder. The charges stem from the May 7 stabbing and assault of a 26-year-old woman in an eastside home.
Martin is expected to be arraigned Monday afternoon. He does not have an attorney.
Police have not described Martin as a suspect in the deaths. He was taken into custody Friday, two days after the body of a woman was found in a vacant house. The bodies of the other two women were discovered in separate empty dwellings earlier this year.
Investigators believe the deaths are related.