Joseph Gentz of St. Clair Shores was arrested in the murder of Grosse Pointe Park resident Jane Bashara on Friday afternoon.
The Detroit Free Press reported that Gentz was appearing in Macomb County Circuit Court in a child custody matter when the arrest was made.
Bashara's January strangulation death was ruled a homicide. She was found in the trunk of her abandonded Mercedes on the East Side of Detroit, and her death was found to be a murder.
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