3 face homicide charges in death of man found dead in Ira Twp. ditch

Candice Williams
The Detroit News

Police have arrested three people on homicide charges in connection with the death of a 21-year-old man found in a ditch in an Ira Township trailer park.

Around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Clay Township police went to the 1000 block of LaGrande in the Chateau Mobile Home Park on a report of a body in a ditch. Officers discovered the 21-year-old man.

An investigation revealed that the incident began as an assault involving four or five people on Saturday in the 9900 block of Bayside Court, also in the trailer park, police said.

Police believe the dead man was at the scene of the assault and fled.

The suspects in the case, ages 18, 28 and 29, are being held in the St. Clair County Jail on homicide charges.

Ira Township is in St. Clair County and borders New Baltimore in Macomb County.