Man charged in fatal shooting of Wayne State police Sgt. Rose in court for competency hearing

Raymond Durham also charged in nonfatal shootings of 2 Detroit police officers

Raymond Durham in court in March 2017. (WDIV)
Raymond Durham in court in March 2017. (WDIV)

DETROIT – The man who was charged in the fatal shooting of Wayne State University police Officer Collin Rose and the nonfatal shootings of two Detroit police officers is due in court Tuesday morning for a competency hearing.

Raymond Durham, 60, was charged with first-degree premeditated murder, murder of a peace officer, possession of a firearm by a felon and two felony firearms violations. 

Durham was accused of fatally shooting Rose on Nov. 22, 2016. He was also charged in the March 15, 2017, shooting of two police officers in Detroit.

The Forensic Center found Durham to be incompetent to stand trial in November 2017. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has asked that Durham be evaluated by an independent expert about his competency.

Durham was again found incompetent to stand trial back in May

Sgt. Rose murder case

Rose was shot in the head Nov. 22, 2016 while stopping a man on a bicycle in Detroit's Woodbridge neighborhood. Rose was investigating car break-ins in the neighborhood. He died nearly 24 hours later in a hospital surrounded by family.

The 29-year-old officer was engaged to be married in October 2017.


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