UPDATE: Suspect identified in Friday’s homicide in Wheatfield Township

UPDATE (September 11) – Andrew Willson called 911 at approximately 7 a.m. Friday to report that his Mother had been killed.

The Ingham Country Sheriff’s Office tells us the two had resided in the same home where the crime occurred, on Linn Rd.

Deputies arrived on scene a few minutes later and found Lisa Willson deceased with a gunshot wound to the head. Andrew Willson was arrested later that same day.

He was arraigned today in front of Magistrate Blumer of the 55th District Court on 1ct of Open Murder and 1ct of Felony Firearm. Willson is being held without bond.

UPDATE (10:23 a.m.) – The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office has identified yesterday’s homicide victim as 51 year-old Lisa Marie Willson of Wheatfield Twp.

Authorities say Willson died as a result of a gunshot wound.

Sheriff’s officials say the male suspect in custody is expected to be arraigned on Monday.

Stay with 6 News, we will continue to bring you updates as we get them.


UPDATE (10:07 a.m.) – Ingham County Sheriff’s officials say the suspect in custody is a male, and that the victim died of a gunshot wound. Officials say this was not a random act, and it is still unclear what the motive is behind the homicide.


UPDATE (5:50 p.m.) – Investigators tell 6 News that an arrest has been made in what is considered a homicide discovered this morning in a home west of Williamston.

The victim is a 51 year old woman. Police tell 6 News the suspect and victim knew each other. All names are being withheld by investigators.

This story will continue to develop and be updated online and on 6 News.


WHEATFIELD TWP, Mich (WLNS) – A breaking news situation is developing in the Williamston area at this hour.

There are multiple law enforcement officers at a home in Wheatfield Township, just west of Williamston.

The Michigan State Police has at least three vehicles there, including a mobile crime scene investigation truck.

There are also units from the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office and the Michigan State University Police.

They first responded to the home on the 200 block of Linn Road just before 7:00 a.m.

At this time it is not known what is being investigated.

6 News has a crew at the scene and will update this developing story online and on 6 News.

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