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Homicide Suspect Arthur Williamson Arraigned

Homicide Suspect Arthur Williamson Arraigned

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.