Man fatally stabbed at Allendale Twp. mobile home park

Authorities on scene of a fatal stabbing in the 11500 block of Boyne Boulevard at the Allendale Meadows Mobile Home Park in Allendale Township on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed and killed at a mobile home park in Ottawa County Saturday night.

It happened around 8:42 p.m. on Snow Mass Lane near Boyne Boulevard at the Allendale Meadows Mobile Home Park in Allendale Township.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office says there was a gathering at the residence, and a fight broke out in the roadway between the victim and the suspect. At some point, the victim was fatally stabbed once in the chest.

The sheriff’s office identified the victim on Monday as 26-year-old Spencer Daniel Rauch. Deputies say he died on scene.

Deputies say the suspect, a 33-year-old Standale woman, was found at the scene and taken into custody.

Heather McFerrin
Heather McFerrin’s mug shot from the Ottawa County Jail. (April 2017)

Authorities identified her as Heather McFerrin after she was formally charged with open murder on Monday. She was denied bond and is being held in the county jail.

The sheriff’s department said Rauch and McFerrin knew each other, but weren’t in a relationship.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office at 616.738.4000 or Silent Observer at 877.887.4536.