The suspect in September 23rd homicide was arraigned Monday afternoon at the 42-2 District Court. Arthur Williamson, a 54 year old, Pontiac, MI resident was charged with multiple counts – including:
- 1 Count Homicide – Murder First Degree – Premeditated (Life without parole)
- 1 Count Homicide – Felony Murder (Life without parole)
- 2 Counts Assault with Intent to Murder (Felony with life or any number of years)
- 3 Counts Unlawful Imprisonment (Sex Offender Registry Felony with 15 years)
Update Monday Morning 09/26/22:
The male suspect arrested on Friday September 23rd in connection with the homicide that same day is being arraigned 1:30PM this afternoon at the 42-2 District Court.
A press conference will be held at 2:30PM today at Chesterfield Township Police headquarters, following that arraignment.
Update 09/26/22 2:30PM Press Conference:
Original Story 09/23/2022
The Chesterfield Public Safety Department is currently investigating a domestic situation involving a murder and attempted suicide. We have one deceased white male, 57 years of age. The suspect and all three surviving victims have been taken to an area hospital.
This is a tragic situation but there is no threat to the community at this time.