DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Police say a man wanted for a September 2011 murder has turned himself in following a tip provided by a member of the public.
Antowan Stitts is currently locked up in the Wayne County Jail. The 25-year-old was arraigned on a charge of First Degree Murder on Saturday, March 9, a day after turning himself in.
Stitts is accused of killing a man back in September of 2011. The victim's body was discovered on September 12, 2011 when the Detroit Fire Department was called to put out a garage fire in the 20000 block of Barlow during the early morning hours.
Police have not publicly released the victim's name.
Stitts was identified as a suspect in the case during the investigation.
Detroit Police asked for the public's help in finding Stitts on March 6. A member of the public provided the Homicide unit with a tip on March 7, and Stitts turned himself in on March 8.
Stitts is due back in court on March 20.
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