Prosecutor Worthy has charged Thomas Dominick Czapiewski, 32 (DOB: 4/21/84), of Dearborn Heights, in connection with the fatal stabbing of Jalen Davis, 20, of Detroit. On July 20, 2016 at approximately 5:30 a.m., the defendant and the victim were drinking at a home of the defendant's girlfriend, located in the 18400 block of Oakfield in Detroit. There was a brief argument and the defendant hit Davis. After punching Davis, the defendant fell and became more upset. It is alleged that the defendant went to the kitchen, retrieved a knife and fatally stabbed Davis in the neck.
Czapiewski has been charged with Second Degree Murder. He was arraigned this afternoon in 36th District Court before Magistrate Dawn White. The probable cause conference is scheduled for July 29, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for August 5, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Nance-Adams in 36th District Court.
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