(CBS Detroit) — Police say a suspect is in custody in connection with the death of longtime Detroit disc jockey John O’Leary.Michigan Matters: EV's Supercharging Impact Across Metro Detroit
O’Leary spent decades at radio stations including WWWW, WABX, WLLZ and WCSX.
His last gig was at classic rock station WCSX from 2002 until 2013, according to the Detroit Free Press.READ MORE: Son Fatally Shoots Mother While Driving On Woodward Near Royal Oak
“He’s a radio icon in Detroit,” O’Leary’s friend Ron Robinson told the Free Press. “He was one of the good guys. John was a radio jock who people in Detroit grew up hearing.”
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Detroit rock DJ John O'Leary found dead; suspect in custody. This is just terribly sad I wish his friends and family well. I Know John LOVED radio and was well known to rock radio fans here. https://t.co/R5GRBANyuE
— The Drew & Mike Show (@DrewMikePodcast) November 23, 2021