Suspicious Death Update, Elba Township

Lapeer County Sheriff EmblemOn Saturday 11-12-2016, Lapeer County Sheriff’s Investigator presented this case to the Lapeer County Prosecutor’s Office.   Lapeer County Prosecutor Tim Turkelson and Assistant Prosecutor Emil Joseph issued the following formal criminal charges.

  1. Disinterment and Mutilation of a dead body (10 year felony)
  2. Tampering with Evidence (4 year felony)
  3. Habitual Offender

Rodney Tureaud age 36 from Flint was arraigned in the 71-A District Court of Lapeer on Saturday 11-12-2016.

Bond was set at $1,000,000.   Currently, Tureaud remains incarcerated in the Lapeer County Jail.  The next scheduled court appearance is later this month.

 

Rodney Tureaud age 36- Flint, MI Booking photograph courtesy of the Lapeer County Jail
Rodney Tureaud age 36- Flint, MI
Booking photograph courtesy of the Lapeer County Jail

 

The victim is Amy Kagen age 37 from Flint, Michigan.  An autopsy was performed on Saturday 11-12-2016.  Autopsy findings will not be available for a few more weeks.

This remains an active investigation by the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office with no further information available at this time.

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