Family of Harper Woods mother allegedly murdered by boyfriend didn’t know she was in danger
HARPER WOODS, Mich. – The family of a Harper Woods mother of six who was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend didn’t know their loved one was in danger, they said. Steven Bratton, 42, is charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, Katie Elliott, 37, of Harper Woods, according to authorities. “Domestic violence awareness.”The T-shirts are a message for anyone in a domestic violence situation. Jason Elliott said he didn’t know his sister was in potential danger with Bratton, who was a relatively new boyfriend. Officials said her body was found in the backyard of the home she rented on Woodside Street in Harper Woods.
Man in custody after woman found dead in backyard of Harper Woods home
HARPER WOODS, MICH (WXYZ) — An investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in the backyard of a home in Harper Woods. A man is also in custody following the death. The discovery was made shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday at a home on Woodside, not far from Kelly Road and Moross. A 42-year-old man is now in police custody. Investigators say the man turned himself into police shortly after the woman's body was discovered.wxyz.com