3 in custody after Ypsilanti Township murder captured on Facebook Live
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Michigan (FOX 2) – Three people are in custody in connection with the murder of Terrill Smith in Ypsilanti township last week.
Smith, 46, was sitting outside a West Willow home on Facebook Live on June 28 when gunfire suddenly began. Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Deputies received calls about a man lying on the ground and shots were fired.
Deputies found Smith, who was taken to hospital, where he died.
Authorities said arrests were made on Friday.
A 24-year-old man from Ypsilanti was arrested in Georgia. He is being transported back to Michigan and his charges are pending, so he has not been identified.
Martita Bonner, 41, of Ypsilanti Township, is charged with conspiracy to commit open homicide/murder. She received $1 million bail.
Jermia Castion, 25, of Ypsilanti, has been charged with conspiracy to commit open homicide/murder. His bail was also set at $1 million.
Bonner and Casiton are in the Washtenaw County Jail.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Yeager at [email protected] or 734-476-9594. You can also submit a tip anonymously at 734-973-7711 or via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.