MONROE (WWJ) — Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding Robert Walden, the man accused of stabbing a Monroe man to death who was promoting a remembrance of his deceased sister.
According to Crime Stoppers, several individuals were involved in a gambling/dice game that led to a fight when Walden stabbed the first person he approached.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
The victim, 26-year-old Bryan Allen, was not involved in the dice game or altercation and witnesses stated that Allen was simply a bystander.
Walden is 21-years-old, 5-foot-8 and 165 pounds. He also has a tattoo on the top of both hands with unknown words and letters.
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Allen’s mother Clara Allen called the act a senseless crime against her son.
“My plan is a non-violent group in our church, something that we can start voicing and calling people out for their actions,” Allen said.
Crime Stoppers hosted a press conference Monday at the Monroe Police Department announcing a $2,500 reward for information leading to Walden’s arrest. Police believe Walden could be in the Detroit area, where Walden may have family connections.MORE NEWS: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.