Mom arraigned in dismemberment case after son's body parts dumped in St. Clair County

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (WXYZ) - A 59-year-old St. Clair Shores woman was arraigned in connection with body parts that were dumped in St. Clair County last week.

Officials say that they have identified the remains as that of the suspect's 32-year-old son who was reported missing to the St. Clair Shores Police Department on January 26. Officers say he was identified through the use of fingerprints.

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The human remains were discovered at around 3:00 pm on January 30 in the area of Allington and Fred Moore Highway in St. Clair Township.

Police say the woman was taken into custody on January 31. That same day investigators executed two search warrants - one in the 22000 block of Rosedale and the other in the 23000 block of Gary Lane in St. Clair Shores.

Officers say they were searching the homes for evidence related to the murder and dismemberment of the 32-year-old man. All evidence obtained during the search was taken to the Michigan State Police Crime Lab in Sterling Heights.

The 59-year-old St. Clair Shores woman is in police custody at the St. Clair Shores Police Department pending an arraignment. A warrant request is expected to be forwarded to the Macomb County Prosecutor's Office on Monday.

No names have been released in the case.

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