15-Year-Old Boy Arrested as Second Suspect in Pontiac Murders - Fox 2 News Headlines

15-Year-Old Boy Arrested as Second Suspect in Pontiac Murders


A second suspect wanted in the double slaying in Pontiac last Friday evening has been arrested.

Loretta Fournier, 52, and her 58-year-old best friend Luann Robinson were both found shot to death in their home on the 60th block of Pingree Avenue near Caesar Chavez.

Police say the shootings occured at approximately 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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A 22-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning in connection with the killings. A second possible suspect is also being sought.

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said a motive is still unclear, but it appears to be a robbery-gone-bad.

Early Sunday evening Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a 15 year old Pontiac resident who is believed to be the actual shooter in the slayings. Early Saturday morning Sheriff’s Detectives arrested his accomplice a 22 year old Pontiac man at his home on Legrande St. in Pontiac. The 22 year old suspect has a prior criminal history inclding Receiving Stolen Property, Felony Drug Charges and Feeing and Eluding Police. The 15 year old has been in Oakland County Children’s Village two times prior, when he was 13 and 14 years old for larceny.

Also arrested Sunday evening was the 15 year old suspect's mother. She is a 33 year old Pontiac resident. She was taken into custody for probation vioations out of the Oakland County 6th Circuit Court for on original convictions for Home Invasion and for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. She was lodged in the Oakland County Jail and will be arraigned on the probation violation on Tuesday.


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