Police find body of teen wanted in stabbing death of his grandmother
Posted August 22
SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI — Police have found the body of a teenager wanted in the stabbing death of his grandmother.
Police say the murder happened just before 6 a.m. Tuesday inside her home off of Dixie Highway in Springfield Township.
Police say they have found 15-year-old Steven Wilkerson's body in the Village of Holly on the railroad tracks. They say it is obvious he was hit by a passing train.
We are looking into more information on the suspect. Here's what we know so far of what actually happened Tuesday morning.
Around 5:45 a.m., a 911 call came in to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office with reports that a woman was stabbed to death.
The caller indicated that his son had left a note saying he was going to kill his grandmother.
Police say the grandmother was stabbed several times with a large kitchen knife.
Now, of course, the big question is why someone would do such an act?
Neighbors describe the victim as a caring and kind woman.
"I can't imagine how someone could stick a knife in their grandmother. Or anyone else for that matter. It's just something that is unacceptable, unbelievable," said Richard Blain, the victim's neighbor.