SOUTHGATE (WWJ) – A Southgate man has been charged in the brutal murder of his elderly mother.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged 53-year-old James Shields with premeditated murder in the stabbing death of 86-year-old Irene Shields.READ MORE: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces Single Tickets For 2022-2023 Season
Worthy said police were called to a home on Longtin Street around 8 p.m. on July 4, and upon arrival found the lifeless body Irene Shields, who had sustained multiple stab wounds.READ MORE: Deadline Detroit Co-Founder Says Website Will Shut Down After Sept. 5
James Shields was arrested the next day. Police aren’t saying what led up to the stabbing.MORE NEWS: Oakland County Woman Charged With Impersonating Health Professional
Shields will remain in jail until a preliminary examination on July 20.