UPDATE: Eaton County Sheriff Tom Reich reports that murder suspect, Nathaniel Bowers, turned himself in to police in Detroit and is being transported to the Eaton County Jail, to be held for arraignment on the charges issued by the Eaton County Prosecutor’s Office.
Sheriff’s office detectives, Lansing Police Department and the Capitol Area Violent Crime Initiative have been working with the Michigan State Police Multi-Jurisdictional Fugitive Apprehension Team to locate Bowers since July 11.
ORIGINALSTORY: Eaton County Sheriff’s detectives have identified the suspect who fled the scene of the killing of 22-year-old Trevon Rashad McDuffy from Lansing. McDuffy died July 11 of multiple gunshot wounds in the parking lot of the Quickie Convenience store at 4820 Waverly Road.
He is Nathaniel Marcelious-Antonio Bowers, 23, a black male, 5 feet 4 inches tall with a thin build, according to a sheriff’s office report. As a result of the investigation, the Eaton County Prosecutor’s Office authorized an arrest warrant for open murder and felony firearm.
“Bowers is considered to still be armed and we are making every effort to arrest him and remove this dangerous threat to public safety from the streets. We are asking that anyone who sees or has information about the location of Nathaniel Bowers to call 911 immediately,” the news release said.
“If you are a witness or have any information regarding this crime, we are asking that you call Eaton County Sheriff’s Office Detective Sergeant Josh Ivey at 517-652-3315 or Mid-Michigan Crime stoppers at 517-483-STOP.”
The Lansing Police Department, Capitol Area Violent Crime Initiative team, Michigan State University Police Department, and the Michigan State Police Fugitive Team are providing tremendous ongoing assistance in the murder investigation and search for suspect Nathaniel Bowers, officials said.