Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Menayetta Yeager, 27 (DOB: 07/19/1990), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of her boyfriend Jonte Maurice-Louis Brooks, 29, of Detroit. On August 27, 2017 at 1:15 a.m., in the 7900 block of Mack, is alleged that Yeager was riding in a truck driven by Labarren Borom, 44 (DOB: 01/14/1973), of Detroit, when she fired shots at Brooks while he was driving his van. After Brooks was shot, his van crashed into a tree. The facts and evidence in the case will be presented in court at the preliminary examination.
Defendant Yeager has been charged with First Degree Murder and Felony Firearm*. Defendant Borom has been charged with Accessory After the Fact*. Both defendants were arraigned this afternoon before 36th District Court Magistrate Charles Anderson. The probable cause conference is scheduled for September 12, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for September 19, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Lydia Nance Adams in 36th District Court. Defendant Yeager was remanded; Defendant Borom received a $25,000/10% bond.
* The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.