Police search for woman missing in wake of murder at Dearborn dollar store

DEARBORN, Mich. (WXYZ) - Dearborn Police are searching for a missing 20-year-old woman who is believed to be in danger.

Brenna Kathleen Machus is from Romulus. She went missing in the wake of a murder at the Family Dollar Store on Michigan Avenue.

Police say employees who arrived to open the store on Tuesday found the store in disarray and the body of a 20-year-old employee who was shot and killed execution style sometime on Monday.

The victim has been identified as Joe Orlando.

Surveillance video shows a suspect walking into the store just after 7 p.m. Monday wearing a winter coat and hood. Police believe the suspect left around 8 p.m.

Police are trying to piece together what happened to Machus who is an assistant manager at the store. The fear the suspect abducted the young woman.

She is believed to be in extreme danger.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to call Dearborn Police at (313) 943-2241 immediately. 

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