Michael Essien went to Hastings High School and was a student-athlete at the university level. At the time of his passing, he was also working as a security guard for another organisation.
Michael Essien was 38 years old
According to Houston Police Department officials, a suspect will be charged with murder in the case of a 2-year-old who was discovered dead in an SUV that had been stolen after the child’s father was fatally shot.
According to a tweet from police, the 38-year-old unidentified suspect “is now facing accusations of murder and tampering with evidence” after being questioned.
The man who was shot had scheduled a meeting with another individual, according to the police, which reportedly resulted in an argument. According to authorities, the father, who was 38 as well, was shot to death and his SUV was taken.
A woman called the police hours later to report that her husband and 2-year-old were missing. Police Executive Assistant Chief Larry Satterwhite said, “We realised very immediately that the (guy) that was murdered… was her spouse. “Until she called, we were unaware about the child.”
Michael Essien and his son Micah have subsequently been named as the victims, the family said KHOU. In addition to Micah, Michael and his wife also have an older child and a new baby.
After a frantic hunt, police located the missing SUV. Satterwhite reported that the toddler was unconscious and in the rear seat.
Officers smashed a window and gave the child CPR. It was too late when they “called for an ambulance, which did arrive. Satterwhite stated on Tuesday that the youngster had died in the automobile.
Although Satterwhite stated that it is thought that the child’s death was caused by being left in a hot vehicle, the exact cause of the child’s passing has not yet been established. According to the National Weather Service, the area’s high temperature on Tuesday was in the mid-90s.
In this occurrence, there were two homicides, according to Satterwhite.
Police declined to comment further on the allegations when contacted by CNN.
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