UPDATE: Suspicious death ruled a homicide

Published: Jan. 11, 2017 at 9:58 AM EST
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On Tuesday Lansing Police were sent to the 200 block of E. Mt. Hope to check the welfare of a 54 year old Lansing resident.

When police arrived they discovered the resident, Dolores Drouillard, was deceased. She suffered an apparent gunshot wound. No other individuals were in the residence.

During the investigation officers shifted the investigation from suspicious death into a Homicide investigation.

On Wednesday Police developed information on the location of a possible person of interest. Police found the person of interest in the 8000 block of W. Herbison Rd, in Eagle, Michigan.

The person of interest is a 55-year-old Lansing man, who police say is an acquaintance of the victim. He was located and arrested on an outstanding Felony warrant. The victim's vehicle was also located at the person of interests residence.

If you have any information relating to this case contact Detective Sergeant Todd Johnson at 517-483-6864.

Police note that there is no threat to the public at this time with regard to the investigation.


UPDATE - 3:37 PM

News 10 has learned Lansing Police Department is ruling the suspicious death a homicide. They have a person of interest in custody and plan to interview them shortly. They say the person is an acquaintance of Dolores Drouillard. They say they have located her 2016 Black Ford Escape.

UPDATE - 12:51 PM

News 10 has learned police in Lansing are investigating a suspicious death. A family member has confirmed to News 10 the victim is 54 year old Dolores Drouillard. The family has also been told her 2016 Black Ford Escape is missing from her residence.


Officers were sent to a home in the 200 block of E. Mt. Hope around 4pm Tuesday to check on the welfare of the person living there.

Police say they located a female who was deceased. Police are currently investigating this as a suspicious death and aren't saying at this time how she died.

News 10 is working to find out more information, so stay tuned to as this story develops further.

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