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Person of interest in Lenox Township murder arrested after police chase in Davison

38-year-old Macomb County woman found dead in car

LENOX TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police have arrested a person of interest in the homicide of a 38-year-old Macomb County woman who was found Tuesday morning in a car in Lenox Township, law enforcement sources told Local 4.

Police said Jeremiah James Boshell, 36, was arrested around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday after a police chase in Davison. He was seen near the Pioneer Transmission Shop on Lake Nepessing Road when police started following him in unmarked cars.

Officials said Boshell might have known he was being followed because he fired a shot at the unmarked cars and a shot through his truck's window at a man who was crossing the street. Nobody was hit by the bullets.

Marked cars from the Michigan State Police and Lapeer County Sheriff's Office arrived and Boshell led them on a chase. He crashed the car on eastbound I-69 near Wilder Road and was taken into custody. There were no injuries in the car chase, police said.

Boshell was taken to the Macomb County Jail for questioning. Weapons were found in his car.

Long criminal history

Boshell was named a person of interest in the case Tuesday morning. Macomb County police said Boshell is the woman's boyfriend. He was last seen at the Menard's in Davidson, Michigan, driving a gray Ford pickup truck.

Records from the Michigan Department of Corrections show a long criminal history for Boshell, who has spent multiple years in jail.

In December 2002, Boshell was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence for the third time and fourth-degree fleeing a police officer.

While in jail, Boshell was arrested for escaping from a jail sentence, which is a felony. He escaped in February 2004 and was sentenced to more jail time in April 2004.

Boshell's most recent conviction came in 2008, after he was charged with felony firearms in an incident in October 2007. Boshell was released from jail in May 2014.

Boshell has also served two probation sentences, one for a 2001 charge of operating under the influence and one for a 1998 assault with a dangerous weapon charge. Records show he was "discharged without improvement" from the assault probation in 2001.

Woman found in car behind home

Police found the woman at 8:15 a.m. in the driver's seat of a 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser parked behind a home in the 60000 block of Frost Road.

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The owner of the home on Frost Road was a friend of the woman, police said. The homeowner called 911 and was brought to the Sheriff's Office for questioning.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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