Body found in Detroit identified by family as missing 24-year-old Kajavia Globe
DETROIT – A body found Monday afternoon on Detroit's west side has been identified as 24-year-old Kajavia Globe, who had been missing since Friday.
Globe's father identified her Tuesday at the Wayne County Morgue. A cause of death has not yet been identified.
Detroit police released images Monday night of a suspect shown on surveillance video using Globe's ATM card at a bank that's not far from where the woman's body was found.
A neighbor first found the woman's body in the backyard of a home in the 18000 block of Fielding.
"From what I understand this young lady was really going places. A bright young lady, attractive, just got promoted. Somebody had a problem with her. I don't know what it is. There are a couple people that we're interested in and I'll just leave it at that," said Assistant Police Chief Steve Dolunt.
The suspect shown wearing a mask was using Globe's ATM card late Friday at 7 Mile and Telegraph roads.
Globe's car was found abandoned early Monday morning. Police say evidence found in her car shows a crime was committed, but they would not elaborate. They are choosing to concentrate on the suspect.
"It's a mask of a skeleton and it's very unique, so we're hoping that the public can identify or knows someone who has that mask," said Dolunt. "This is a heinous crime and we want to get this suspect in custody."
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