Court hearing today for Detroit man charged in stepmother's deadly beating

Relative found woman's body inside home on Bramell Street

Raymond Mealy

DETROIT - A court hearing is scheduled Wednesday for a 36-year-old Detroit man charged with first-degree murder after his stepmother was found beaten to death March 24, 2017 inside their home in the 7700 block of Bramell Street. 

Raymond Mealy is accused of beating his 64-year-old stepmother to death inside the home about 12:45 p.m. Friday. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office said a relative found her lifeless body at the home and called police. 

Mealy was arrested and now faces the first-degree, premeditated murder charge. He is being held at the Wayne County Jail without bond. He was found competent to stand trial during a probable cause conference on Aug. 27. 

Mealy also faces a list of misdemeanor traffic offenses. 

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