On 12/2/17 at approx. 4 am, Officers were dispatched to assist on a missing person.
Upon their investigation, it lead them to check the business where the missing person worked. That location is located at 35556 Mound Rd (Laithes Candyland LLC). Upon checking the business, Officers located a w/m, mid 20’s, deceased inside the business with apparent gun shot wounds. The release of this victim’s identification is pending due to further investigation. This is the same location of the previous homicide that occurred earlier in the week on 11/27/17. The first victim, of the first homicide, is identifed as Sufian Saba who was an employee of Laithes Candyland LLC. The two homicides appear to be targeted and related in nature. Sterling Heights Investigations Bureau is following up on every lead. If anyone from the public has any information pertaining to these homicides they are asked to contact the Sterling Heights Investigations Bureau at 586-446-2825. Police Chief Dale Dwojakowski is going to hold a press conference at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 2 at Sterling Heights Police Station, 40333 Dodge Park Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313. Media with further questions can contact Lt. Mario Bastianelli (586) 524-6815.