Neighbors say previous owner of Trenton home where skull was found wasnt scary
TRENTON, Mich. Police are investigating a skull that was found at a home in Trenton -- which previously belonged to a man recently killed in Tennessee. Its very strange, said neighbor Mona Whitaker. We knew he had some problems and some troubles, Mona Whitaker said. He wasnt scary or anything, Mona Whitaker said of Eberly. Police say a woman lived with Eberly in the Trenton home who is believed to be his girlfriend.
Update: Trenton police investigate human remains found in fire pit by new homeowners
TRENTON, Mich. Police are investigating after an apparent human skull was found in a fire pit at a Trenton home this week. Police believe that the skull found in the fire pit is human but are waiting for confirmation from an anthropologist. Officials say they have no reason to believe that there is more than one body at the site. Eberly recently died during a shootout with police in Crossville, Tennessee, officials say. Officials say Eberly had previously encountered Tennessee police and was arrested on June 19 for driving on a revoked license and resisting arrest.
Police asked to reopen investigation into death of teen found hanging from noose in Trenton basement
TRENTON, Mich. Police have been asked to reopen an investigation into the death of a teenager who was found hanging from a noose in the basement of a Trenton home eight years ago. Anthony Holman said hell never forget when he found his friend, James Franklin, 17, hanging in the basement of a Trenton home on Oct. 22, 2012. But Franklins brother, Elijah Stallworth, told the Local 4 Defenders he doesnt believe his brother killed himself. Trenton police investigated for a second time, and the autopsy didnt reveal any trauma to Franklins head. But this week, Trentons police chief posted on Facebook that the department is working with the Wayne County Prosecutors Office on the case.