GRPD ID man killed in 1st homicide of 2018; woman arrested

Police on scene of a deadly stabbing in Grand Rapids on Wedndesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are releasing the name of a man stabbed to death in Grand Rapids’ first homicide of the year.

Around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to a house in the 1200 block of Hovey Street near Fulton Street.

There, officers say they found 42-year-old Marcus Terrell Scott lying outside with multiple stab wounds. He died at the scene.

Grand Rapids police say the suspect, a woman in her 20s, was taken into custody at the scene.

Investigators believe the two were dating and the stabbing happened during an argument.

“There were no witnesses to the stabbing. At this time, we are just going to process the scene and interview the suspect,”  GRPD Sgt. Cathy Williams told 24 Hour News 8.

The medical examiner confirmed Wednesday morning that Scott died from a stab wound and ruled his death a homicide. The Grand Rapids Police Department’s Major Case team is investigating the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.