Warren man likely to face murder charge after man dies

Tom Greenwood
The Detroit News
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Sterling Heights — Authorities intend to seek a murder charge against a parolee after an 89-year-old man he allegedly attacked earlier this month died.

Warren resident Edwardian Dion Davidson is alleged to have attacked and robbed Frank Bogucki and his 84-year-old wife, Rosemarie, on Nov. 5 after they pulled into the driveway of their home in the 42000 block of Jason Court.

Bogucki was knocked to the ground after being struck in the head. Rosemarie Bogucki received minor injuries in the attack. The victims were robbed of their wallet and purse.

Bogucki was rushed to Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township where he died on Nov. 13.

“The autopsy was conducted today,” said Lt. David Smith of the Sterling Heights Police Department. “Once we receive all the information from the medical examiner, we will bring a new warrant package to the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office this afternoon.”

Davidson, 46, was originally charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, first-degree home invasion, two counts of unarmed robbery and one count of stealing a financial transaction device.

He is currently being held in the Macomb County Jail on a $2 million bond.

It also turns out Davidson has a long history of offenses and was paroled on Sept. 25 for unarmed robbery of a senior citizen.

“He showed these elderly people no mercy whatsoever. None at all," Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said at the time of the attack.

Fouts said police have been on Davidson’s trail since Oct. 26, when a 72-year-old woman was attacked and robbed. Police got reports of similar attacks on Oct. 28, 29, and Nov. 3, including one report in Center Line.

Most of the victims were women, ranging in age from mid-50s to late-80s. Some of them were left with scratches, others with serious bruising after the attacks

A check with the Michigan Department of Corrections shows that Davidson has previously been convicted of attempted kidnapping, escape from prison, multiple counts of unarmed robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon and larceny from a person.

He was paroled on Sept. 3, 2014. His parole was to be terminated on Dec. 3.


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