Police stated the physique of a lady was present in a wooded space in southwestern Michigan the place a 64-year-old was struck by a car whereas on a stroll.
Colby Martin was charged with manslaughter with a motorized vehicle, a demise in Van Buren County and a concealment of one other crime. The bond was set at $300,000 on Thursday.
Martin, 29, of White Pigeon is accused of killing Melody Rohrer in Hamilton Township on Monday after which transporting her physique to St. Investigators stated he took them to the physique on Tuesday.
Sheriff Daniel Abbott stated Martin and Rohr didn’t know one another.
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It was not instantly identified whether or not Martin has an lawyer who might touch upon the allegations.
“We’re grateful that we’re near the household,” the sheriff stated. “We have been capable of come to a decision inside 24 hours, which is troublesome to do while you had nothing to maneuver ahead.”