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UPDATE: Novi Police investigating possible homicide

Release date: Friday, January 5, 2018
Contact: Erick Zinser, Assistant Chief of Police (248) 347-0504

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NOVI, Mich., January 5, 2018 – Novi Police have identified the 32-year-old woman found dead inside a home on the 29000 block of Pierre Drive in the evening of January 4 and are investigating the incident as a potential homicide.

According to the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office, the victim, Heather Alyce Dixon, died from strangulation. She was found on the floor inside the home in the Oakland Glens mobile home community. A second subject, her husband, was also found in the home and is considered a person of interest and is in police custody.

The incident appears to be domestic in nature and there is no threat to the public. The matter remains under investigation by Novi police detectives and Michigan State Police crime scene technicians.