Police find woman dismembered in bathub inside an apartment in Detroit

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Police made a gruesome discovery at an apartment in Detroit where they found a dismembered woman in a bathtub at a home in Detroit.

Sources tell 7 Action News a maintenance man called police after seeing a man carrying something that looked "bloody."

Police responded and found a dismembered black female in the bathtub at the Phillip C. Sims Apartment building on the city's east side.

Officers are now scouring a nearby field for additional body parts. Friday afternoon investigators brought in a K-9 officer to help in the search.

The man who was arrested is 72 years old. Police believe he may have killed the woman a couple days ago and stayed with the body. Police say he is not cooperating with authorities.

The woman was reportedly in her 40s.


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