Police ID Novi homicide victim

James David Dickson
The Detroit News
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Novi — Police have identified the 21-year-old woman found slain Sunday morning in a mobile home community in Novi as Tia Joe.

Joe died from a gunshot wound, police said. Her death was a homicide.

Police responded around 4:20 a.m. Sunday morning to the 29000 block of Rousseau Drive, which is north of 13 Mile and east of Novi Road. 

Along with Joe's body, they found a baby, believed to be 6 or 7 months old, who had also been wounded. The baby is listed in critical but stable condition at a hospital, police said.

Novi police ask anyone with information on the woman's death and the baby's injuries to call 248-348-7100. Tipsters who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 800-SPEAK-UP.


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