Police Think Domestic Dispute Led To St. Joe County Murder
Friday Mar 14, 2014 6:08am
Burr Oak, MI
By: Jim Measel
(STURGIS) - Investigators in Michigan's St. Joseph County think a domestic dispute led to the Thursday night shooting death of a Burr Oak man. The victim was identified as 35-year-old Dennis Brooks. Sheriff Brad Balk says the victim was found alongside a road in Burr Oak Township with a single gunshot wound. His girl friend, Maria Williams of Burr Oak, was taken into custody after she called 9-1-1 and led police to the body. Prosecutors in St. Joseph County have charged her with open murder and felony firearm. The County's Major Crimes Task Force was activated to investigate this incident.