Stephen Freeman Charged With Murder After Body Found In Trunk

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Stephen Freeman has been officially charged with murder after police found the body of a woman in the bed of his truck. According to police reports Stephen Freeman was involved in an accident where he hit the side of a semi truck in Michigan and he ran from the scene. When police arrived at the scene they would find the body of  Gabriele Seitz, 62, in the bed of the truck. Apparently Stephen Freeman was robbing  Gabriele Seitz home when she arrived and the two would be involved in a physical altercation that ended with Seitz dying. Stephen Freeman would take the woman’s truck and put her body in the back. Soon after the accident would occur. Stephen Freeman has been charged with receiving and concealing a body and concealing the death of an individual and felony murder

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More charges have been filed against the 19-year-old man accused of fleeing after crashing a truck that had a dead woman’s body in it.

Macomb County Prosecutor Peter Lucido said Tuesday he has added a felony murder charge against Stephen Freeman. The prosecutor also said Freeman was arraigned on the new charge in court and a judge revoked his bond and remanded him to the county jail until his trial.

A probable cause hearing for the case against Freeman has been scheduled for Nov. 30, 2022, in 39th District Court in Roseville.

If convicted of felony murder, Freeman faces up to life in prison.

Freeman was charged about two weeks ago with receiving and concealing a body and concealing the death of an individual. Both are five-year felonies. He was being held on a $75,000 bond

Police arrested Freeman in Lexington on Sunday three days after the crash, which happened on Oct. 27, 2022, in Roseville.

According to Investigators, Freeman was driving a truck that struck a semitractor-trailer near Hayes and Common and then fled. Police searched the truck and found the body of Gabriele Seitz, 62, of Shelby Township.

Before the crash, Freeman entered Seitz’s home through a window when she was not at home. She arrived and the two fought, resulting in the woman’s death, Lucido said. Freeman took the woman’s truck, which he later crashed with Seitz’s body in it.

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