Dearborn, MI. - On Monday April 6, 2020, at approximately 4:50PM, the Dearborn Police Department responded to a residence located on Dunning St for a female occupant found deceased under suspicious circumstances.
During the course of the investigation a person of interest, 32-year-old Dearborn resident Hassan Alwaily, was identified. On Saturday, April 11, 2020, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office approved two Felony charges of Tampering with Evidence and Lying to a Peace Officer During an Investigation against Alwaily in connection to this incident. After an exhaustive investigation and additional evidence, charges of Felony Murder and First-Degree Murder were also filed. Alwaily was arraigned on May 1, 2020, in front of the Honorable 19th District Court Judge Somers. Alwaily was ordered to be held without bond until his next court appearance on May 12th, 2020.
Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad stated, "Our detectives have worked tirelessly on this investigation. This crime, in particular, struck the conscience of all good people. Our condolences go out to the family, friends, and the community."
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said, "The work that was done by the Dearborn Police Department and the Wayne County Prosecutor's spanned 24 days almost around the clock. I want to publicly thank all of the Investigators in this case for their tireless work despite the mounting challenges of the Coronavirus."