Suspect Charged for the Murder of Detroit Synagogue President

Michael Jackson-Bolanos, the man who allegedly fatally stabbed Detroit synagogue president Samantha Woll on October 21st, has been charged with felony murder committed while in perpetration or attempted perpetration of a larceny and/or a home invasion in the first degree, Kelsey Ables reports for the Washington Post. Jackson-Bolanos was also charged with “one count of home invasion and one count of lying to a Peace Officer,” according to police. Kym Worthy, the county prosecutor, said at a news conference that the case had been “consistently investigated” and  that “there’s not a shred of evidence to suggest that this is a hate crime.” Detroit Police Chief James E. White said it was one of the most complex cases he had been involved in and that police became aware of the suspect a few weeks ago, linked to “a number of larcenies.”

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