The husband of the late Jane E. Bashara answers questions about his relationship with her, their marriage and more during an hourlong interview with Local 4 WDIV TV.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Thursday, February 2, 2012
A Grosse Pointe attorney and former public safety officer from Grosse Pointe Park questions the ever-evolving release of information to the media related to the homicide investigation of Jane Bashara.
The investigation of Jane E. Bashara's death began last week after her body was discovered in the back seat of her SUV behind a vacant house in Detroit near 7 Mile and Hoover roads. The strangulation death of a woman who was heavily active within the community and described as selfless, endlessly supportive and a mentor received the typical media attention. At first, it appeared on the local television news programs and was written up in the Detroit newspapers. Then, the media attention intensified, drawing the attention first of Good Morning America and then many more national outlets. A dozen or so cameras on tripods greeted mourners following Jane Bashara's memorial service earlier this week as they exited Grosse Pointe Memorial and …
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Bob Bashara has been named the sole "person of interest" in the strangulation death of his wife, Jane Bashara.
Grosse Pointe Park poilce searched the Bashara's home on Middlesex Road Friday night and the Director of Public Safety David Hiller told several media outlets during an impromptu press conference that Bob Bashara is a "person of interest" in the investigation of his wife's strangulation death. Hiller also identified Bob Bashsara as the only person of interest, according to the Free Press, and said he took a polygraph test Friday night while officers searched his home. When officers arrived at the home to perform the search, which was based on a search warrant, several people left the home. About half an hour before they arrived, Patch called the Bashara house and spoke briefly with Bob Bashara's aunt. The background noise during the call …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The 56-year-old Grosse Pointe Park woman who was found in the back seat of her car early Wednesday in Detroit was strangled to death, according to a Wayne County spokesman.
The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death of Jane Bashara a homicide following an autopsy performed Thursday, Wayne County Deputy Press Secretary Patrick Dostine said. Jane Bashara was found in the back seat of her car early Wednesday after Detroit Police responded to a 911 call about an abandoned car behind a vacant house. The Medical Examiner's Office also determined that Bashara was strangled, Dostine said. Investigators from Detroit Police and Grosse Pointe Park Department of Public Safety were already handling the case as if it were a homicide because of visible trauma found on her body. She was found in the 19400 block of Annott Street, which is about 20 minutes north/northwest of her home, near 7 Mile and Hoover…
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The body of a Grosse Pointe Park woman reported missing late Tuesday by her husband was recovered early Wednesday in the back seat of her car in an alley in Detroit.
The death of a Grosse Pointe Park woman is under investigation by Detroit Police after her body was found in the backseat of her car early Wednesday with signs of trauma, according to a release from Grosse Pointe Park Director of Public Safety David Hiller. Jane Bashara, 56, was reported missing by her husband late Tuesday, according to the release. Grosse Pointe Park police put her information as well as that from her car into a statewide Law Enforcement Information Network. As detectives began working to locate her early Wednesday, they were contacted by Detroit Police saying they'd found her car and body, Hiller's release says. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's office will perform an autopsy, which is currently scheduled for …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The following information is gathered from the public safety departments of Grosse Pointe Park and the City of Grosse Pointe. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
Grosse Pointe's K9 officer Raleigh helped retrieve a 20-year-old Grosse Pointe Park man wanted in at least two armed robberies from underneath a bed inside a Grosse Pointe Park home over the weekend. The robberies were committed in Detroit and details of those crimes were not immediately available. Officers from the City of Grosse Pointe as well as Grosse Pointe Park and Detroit converged on a home in the 1000 block of Maryland Avenue shortly before 11 p.m. July 2 after the man ran inside. Two adults and a child exited the house, according to report, one of whom is the sister of the wanted man. She told police he was the only person inside the home and that he was hiding in the basement. She also told officers she was not sure whether or…
Monday, June 13, 2011
The men were spotted carrying purses and a garbage bag down Harper Road in the middle of the night by undercover Detroit police officers. The following information was gathered from Grosse Pointe Woods police and arrests do not indicate conviction.
Undercover Detroit police arrested two men carrying purses and a plastic garbage bag down Harper Avenue this weekend in connection with at least one vehicle break-in/theft in Grosse Pointe Woods. Woods detectives are further investigating the men as they believe they could be responsible for other vehicle break-ins and property thefts, Detective Sgt. Raymond Yonkowski said. After their arrests, the men told police whenever they needed money they would come to the Pointes to steal valuables, he said. The men are not believed to be part of the crew targeting high-end vehicles for their navigation systems, Yonkowski said. Both men are being held in police custody and will appear in Grosse Pointe Woods court Wednesday. A purse belonging to …