Gentz Charged With Murder in Bashara Death
A warrant has been signed charging handyman Joe Gentz with first degree murder, and conspiracy to commit murder, in the death of Jane Bashara of Grosse Pointe
Handyman Joe Gentz was to be arraigned Monday afternoon on first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder charges in the homicide of Jane Bashara of Grosse Pointe Park.
The charges were issued Monday, according to Maria Miller, spokesperson for the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. Gentz was to appear in 36th District Court in Detroit at 1 p.m. Monday.
Gentz was arrested Friday in Macomb Circuit Court during custody hearing, and has been held in a Wayne County jail since he was taken into custody.
Her husband, Bob Bashara, has been called a person of interest in her death, but he has denied being involved.
Gentz had visited Grosse Pointe Park police shortly after Jane Bashara's death and told police he was an accomplice. He was not charged then and was released.
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