Victim Identified in Redford Twp Murder Investigation

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, MI – The victim who was found murdered in Redford Township on Thursday October 25th, 2018 has been identified as 65-year-old Donna Kay Kendrick-Rutherford.Donna Kay Kendrick-Rutherford

Donna Rutherford was found dead inside of her home last Thursday in the 19800 block of Five Points by her neighbors.

Police in Redford have released few details on the incident.  However, they do not believe the attack was random, and they think Donna Rutherford was targeted. They have not disclosed why they think that she was the target or who the person or persons may be that they are looking into for the murder of the woman. Redford Township Police have not revealed how Rutherford was killed or what the motive might have been.

The victim’s vehicle, a Purple 2006 Mazda 6, was taken after the homicide. That vehicle has since been recovered and is being processed for evidence.

One specific item that authorities did disclose was that the suspect or suspects are considered to be armed and very dangerous.

Anyone with information concerning this tragic crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP or call Detective Sergeant Bero at 313-387-2579.

Services for Donna Rutherford are set. Her obituary is as follows:

September 30, 1953 – October 25, 2018

Memorial Service
Friday, November 2, 2018
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Fisher Funeral Home
24501 Five Mile Rd.
Redford, Michigan 48239

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