Gerald Harper Death – An argument that began on Tuesday with the man’s next-door neighbor has ended in the man’s death in Benton Harbor. On January 10, at approximately twelve o’clock in the afternoon, officers from the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety responded to a report of an assault that had been made at the River Terrace Apartments.
The victim, identified as Gerald Harper, 65, was found to have been involved in a dispute with his next-door neighbor, according to the first findings of the inquiry. It was his next-door neighbor, Aisha Tomika Williams, who exacerbated the confrontation by knocking Harper to the ground. Williams is 50 years old. Harper was taken to the hospital, but he later died to his injuries and died there, while Williams was taken into jail soon after the incident. Williams is currently being held on an open charge of murder, and he is due to make an appearance in court on January 26.
Related topic: Man shot to death defending neighbor’s dog from being kicked
An altercation that occurred in southwestern Michigan between two men who were kicking a neighbor’s dog resulted in the death of one of the men who was shot. David Krieger, 53 years old, was shot in the chest outside of a hydraulic repair and supply company in Benton Township, which is southwest of Grand Rapids, according to a report that was published on Saturday in the Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph. After the shooting at 9 a.m. in the store’s parking lot, police report that Benton Harbor resident Krieger was declared dead at the scene.
On Friday afternoon, an individual from Benton Harbor in the age range of 30 years old was taken into custody in connection with the shooting. Current charges against Roy Thompson include those of murder and weapon possession. At that time, he was being held in the Berrien County Jail on an outstanding warrant. According to Vince Fetke, the Chief of Police, Thompson was released from prison in 2013 after having served his sentence. A conviction for carrying a concealed firearm has resulted in him being placed on probation at this time.
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