Man charged with murder after DPD say he deliberately struck woman with his car

Lawrence Paul Mills III (WDIV)

DETROIT – Lawrence Paul Mills III was charged Sunday in connection with the 2017 death of a 59-year-old Detroit woman.

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According to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, on Dec. 13, 2017, just after 2 a.m., authorities were dispatched to the area of Anthon and Campbell streets where they found a woman’s body lying between the street and the sidewalk.

Detroit police said after several years of investigation, they took Mills into custody Friday. Police said they believe he deliberately hit and killed the woman with his car.

Mills, a 32-year-old Garden City resident, has been charged with first degree murder and remanded to jail.


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