Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Lawrence Paul Mills, III, 32, (DOB: 09/03/1987), of Garden City in connection with the December 2017 death of a 59-year-old Detroit woman.
On December 13, 2017, at 2:15 a.m. Detroit Police and medics were dispatched to Anthon and Campbell Streets. When they arrived they observed the victim's lifeless body lying between the street and the sidewalk. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. It was determined that she died from multiple injuries.
Investigation in the case by the Detroit Police Department spanned over several years leading to the arrest of Defendant Mills on April 24, 2020. It is alleged that he deliberately hit and killed the victim with his car. Further details of the case will be presented in court at the Preliminary Examination.
Mills has been charged with First Degree Murder.* He was arraigned on April 27, 2020 in 34th District Court and remanded to jail. His Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for May 20, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. before 36th District Court Judge Kenyetta Stanford-Jones. The Preliminary Examination information will be updated when it is received. Please request a photograph of the defendant from the Detroit Police Department.
*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.