Sturgis man arrested after woman's body found in his home

STURGIS, Mich. -- A 35-year-old Sturgis resident is facing murder charges after a woman's body was found in his home, according to Sturgis Police.

Sturgis Police were dispatched to a home in the 200 block of N. Maple Wednesday around 11 p.m. after receiving a tip a man was storing the body of a woman inside his apartment, police said.

Officers made contact at the residence and received consent to search the residence.

Evidence was discovered that led to the activation of the St. Joseph County Major Crime Scene Task Force.

The 35-year-old man, Wade Allen, was taken into custody on preliminary charges of open murder and dismemberment of a corpse.

The victim has been identified as Kelly-Jien Warner-Miller.

Wade Allen

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