Cheatham is charged with first-degree murder, torture, arson and other crimes in the death of Mariah Smith.
Haron Elmawri, 23, is being held on a $1 million bond.
First-degree murder among the charges filed against two men in the murder of a 2-year-old Inkster girl.
Officers found the women duct-taped to support posts in the basement of a martial arts studio after one of the women was able to get a cellphone and call 911.
An Michigan man who pleaded guilty to abusing his girlfriend’s teenage son has been sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison.
A woman who abused her 15-year-old son and kept him inside their home in the Upper Peninsula for four years has received prison time.
A judge has ordered that two Upper Peninsula men stand trial in the abduction, torture and rape of two women in the basement of a business.
A woman has pleaded guilty to torturing and abusing her son who was kept inside their home in the UP for four years.
“Neighbors were surprised there was a child in the house .. It was shocking to them,” police said.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with torture and first-degree child abuse after two children he was caring for were found with severe hot water burns.