Police: 3-year-old found stabbed to death inside Inkster home

The mother of the child is being questioned by police

INKSTER, Mich. – Police said a 3-year-old boy has been found stabbed to death inside an Inkster home.

UPDATE: Mother in police custody after 3-year-old stabbed to death in Inkster home

The mother of the child was missing initially. After 6 p.m., police told Local 4 that the mother was in custody and being questioned by police.

The body of the child, who was identified by family as Zion Muhammed, was found in the area of Lehigh Avenue and Beech Daly Road on Wednesday.

Zion Muhammed
Zion Muhammed (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.)

Police are on the scene to investigate. Officials had a cadaver dog in the area.

Police said the mother may have mental issues. She is believed to have left the scene in an Uber, according to officials.

Officials were not able to say when the crime happened or how long Zion has been in the home.

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