Lenox Twp murder person of interest arrested after crash fleeing police

- The person of interest sought in a Lenox Township murder investigation has been arrested after crashing during a police chase late this afternoon.

Jeremiah James Boshell was apprehended after a crash on eastbound I-69 near Wilder Road at about 5:30 p.m. Boshell, 37, was wanted as a person of interest for the murder of his girlfriend, a 38-year-old woman found in the driver's seat of a PT Cruiser Tuesday morning.

He had been being followed by Macomb County Sheriff’s Office plainclothes investigators when he was found near the Pioneer Transmission Shop on Nepressing Road at 5:20 p.m. Police say he may have become aware of the unmarked units when he fired a shot at the units and a pedestrian, although no one was wounded.

No injuries were reported and the pursuit will be handled by Lapeer County authorities.  Boshell is being transported to the Macomb County Jail for follow up and questioning.  Weapons where recovered in the vehicle.

Sheriff's investigators will be working through the night securing search warrants, processing evidence, and interviewing additional people.

Boshell, was previously last seen driving a grey Ford pick-up truck at the Menard's in Davison. He was considered armed and dangerous.

Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham said deputies were called to a home in the 60000 block of Frost Road around 8:15 Tuesday morning. When deputies arrived, they found a 38-year-old female dead in the driver's seat of a PT Cruiser on the property.

The homeowner is the 911 caller who alerted authorities to the woman's body. The sheriff's office said he is a friend of the victim and is cooperating with their investigation.

Boshell was released from prison in 2014. His list of convictions range from gun charges to felonious assault, drunken driving, and fleeing police.

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