Family reveals new details after Van Buren Township woman mysteriously murdered in her home

Egypt Covington found dead inside her home

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The family of a 27-year-old Van Buren Township woman who was found murdered in her home spoke to Local 4 about new details in the case of her death.

Egypt Covington was found dead around 7:15 p.m. June 23 inside her home around in the 45000 block of Hull Road. Medical examiners said Covington was killed by a gunshot wound to the head.

Police said the murder doesn't appear to have been random. They believe she might have been killed by somebody she knew.

Nobody has been taken into custody as Saturday's memorial for Covington approaches.

Amid their heartbreak, Covington's mother and siblings are coming forward with new details in the case.

Covington's boyfriend was the person who found her shot to death inside her home.

"He walked into the house and found her and ran out and called police," family member Tina Covington said.

When Tina Covington got the call, she couldn't believe what had happened.


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