Man charged with mutilating body in connection with missing 29-year-old Livingston County woman
DETROIT – Dowan Knighton, 47, is in jail in connection with the recently discovered remains of 29-year-old Kayla Pierce of Livingston County. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Knighton with mutilation of a dead body, concealing the death of an individual and tampering with evidence. Detroit police said Pierce’s mother reported her missing on Nov. 24, 2020. He is expected to return to court Feb. 25. A GoFundMe has been set up to help Pierce’s family pay for funeral expenses.
Convicted child predator, out on parole, arrested for child sex crimes in Livingston County
MARION TOWNSHIP, Mich. Police have arrested a child molester less than a year after he was paroled. Robert Sohn was charged last Tuesday by the Livingston County Prosecutor with second-degree criminal sexual conduct of a child under 13 years old. Police said Sohn was befriending kids and nobody in the area knew he had been convicted of criminal sexual conduct before. He was convicted of five counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct of a child under the age of 13. Officers made their way to Sohns camper after midnight where the found the child and arrested Sohn.