Suspect Charged In Craigslist Killing

Hazel Park police have arrested a Detroit man in connection with the murder of a man who was killed while attempting to buy a cell phone from someone he connected with on Craigslist.

Hazel Park Police Chief David Niedermeier says they picked-up the suspect, 23-year- old Alexander Lyons, fairly quickly in the murder of 19-year-old Johnathan Clements.

“But one of the ironic things in this case is the same technology that led the killers to the victim also was able to lead the police to the killer and uh, he was taken into custody relatively quickly. Um, this was a quickly unfolding investigation and and we had him in custody within almost a day of the homicide.”

Lyons has been charged with homicide, felony murder, and possession of a firearm during a commission of a felony.  He’s been arraigned and is being held without bond.

Police say more suspects could be charged.

  • John

    Where are all the Jackson’s, Sharpton’s and Anthoney’s now, I’m sure they are living it up and fueling the fire somewhere else to promote their hypocrisy and promote black power. Why is it you don’t see white people ranting and raving white power. It is because we as white people don’t see color as a barrier but you reverands still like to fuel racism. Best believe if the shooter were white all three of them would be outraged and yelling all over the television.

  • george

    Put that Mother Fker to death.

  • IBelieveInGod

    @John….this has nothing to do with race….but in regards to your comment-“you don’t see white people ranting and raving white power”…..umm…can you say KKK?

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