MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — The Michigan State Police (MSP) is investigating a sexual assault/homicide that occurred in Isabella County Sunday morning.
Just after 3 a.m., troopers and detectives from the Mount Pleasant State Police Post were called to a residence in South Isabella Road in Union Township.
Authorities have gotten information on a potential suspect and are currently trying to find them.
That suspect is not believed to be an immediate danger to the public, according to an MSP spokesperson.
The suspect, in this case, has been identified as Isaiah Gary Gardenhire, also known as “Zeke”.
Gardenhire is a 40-year-old black man who stands at 6’1”, weighs 180 lbs, and has black hair and brown eyes, according to authorities.
Michigan State Police believe he may be in the Lansing area.
🚨WANTED SUBJECT🚨: Isaiah Gary Gardenhire, also known as “Zeke”. He is wanted for an active homicide warrant for his arrest. Possibly in the LANSING AREA. Anyone with information of his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the tip line at MICHTIP LINE 877-616-4677. https://t.co/5q4okWNp09— MSP First District (@MSPFirstDist) June 7, 2021
This remains an active and ongoing investigation.