“Man Wanted in Wife’s Slaying and Dismemberment Fatally Shot by Police”

By | July 18, 2023



A 44-year-old man who was wanted in connection with the slaying of his wife and dismemberment of her body has been fatally shot by state police in Detroit. Tony Roy was shot by troopers late Monday night after he pointed a gun at a woman who was a passenger in a vehicle he was driving on the city’s northwest side.

The incident began when police found human remains in garbage bags in the bathtub of an apartment in Burton, about 75 miles northwest of Detroit. The victim, identified as Shauna Roy, 41, was reported missing by her family. Burton police had received a tip about a dead woman inside the apartment, leading to the discovery of the remains.

Investigations led officers to Tony Roy’s whereabouts in the Detroit area. On Monday, troopers located him and pulled him over in a traffic stop. During the stop, he pointed a gun at the woman in the vehicle, prompting troopers to shoot him. The woman suffered minor injuries from glass fragments.

No further details about the woman in the vehicle or her relationship to Roy have been released.

The incident highlights the seriousness of domestic violence and its potential for extreme violence. It is a tragic and disturbing reminder of the importance of recognizing the signs of domestic abuse and taking action to protect oneself and others. Domestic violence affects individuals of all genders and socio-economic backgrounds, and it is crucial to provide support and resources for victims and survivors.

This case also underscores the vital role that law enforcement plays in responding to and investigating cases of domestic violence. Their swift action in apprehending the suspect and ensuring the safety of the woman in the vehicle is commendable.


It is important for communities to continue promoting awareness and education about domestic violence to prevent such tragic incidents from occurring in the future..