Man arraigned in mother's slaying in Sterling Heights

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

A 19-year-old man was charged Thursday with murdering his mother at an apartment in Sterling Heights, authorities say. 

Cardell Versean Sain was arraigned on a first-degree murder charge and is being held in the Macomb County Jail without bond, Sterling Heights police said. 

Cardell Sain, 19.

Police said the incident occurred at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, when officers were dispatched to the Lakeside Terrace Apartments on a 911 call for family trouble. 

Upon arrival, officers found a 41-year-old woman dead in the apartment. Her son, Sain was taken into custody. 

Sain was living in the apartment with his mother, said Police Chief Dale Dwojakowski, who added this is the first homicide case for the department this year.

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