Advertisement

University: Student Charged in Parents' Slayings

WDIO
Updated: March 03, 2018 10:45 PM

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - A Central Michigan University student suspected of fatally shooting his parents in a dormitory has been charged with murder.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

University spokeswoman Heather Smith says 19-year-old James Eric Davis Jr. also faces a felony weapons charge.

Davis Jr. remains under guard at a hospital, where he was taken following his arrest early Saturday.

He's accused of fatally shooting his father, James Davis Sr., and his mother, Diva Davis, on Friday morning at a campus dormitory. Police say his parents had just picked him up from the hospital, where he was taken the day before for suspected drug abuse. They had gone to his dorm and were planning to take him home for spring break.

Police say the gun used in the shooting belonged to Davis Jr.'s father, a part-time police officer in suburban Chicago.


Credits

WDIO

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Relay Media Amp

Authorities Ask for Help in Locating a Missing Man

Trump to Sign 'Something' on Migrant Children

76-Year-Old Man Drowns in Cass County

Opponents, Supporters of Trump Administration Weigh in on President's Visit

National Guard to Help with Flooding in Northern Wisconsin

Multiple Agencies in Duluth Preparing for President Trump's Visit

Advertisement