An Oakland County, Michigan, resident has retained a lawyer for his reported connection into the disappearances of James and Jennifer Crumbley, the dad and mom of accused faculty shooter Ethan Crumbley. The Michigan resident is in touch with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Fox Information has discovered.
Andrzej Sikora, 65, is an Oakland County resident and is the proprietor of Decora Inside Artwork Design, which has a location contained in the constructing the place James and Jennifer Crumbley had been discovered by regulation enforcement officers early Saturday morning.
Sikora’s lawyer, Clarence Dass, issued a press release on Sunday saying that Sikora is a “individual of curiosity” however has not been charged with any crime and has reached out to the Oakland County Sherrif’s Workplace to supply info.
“Mr. Sikora has not been charged with any crime. Nonetheless, upon studying of the Crumbleys’ arrest on December 4, 2021, he voluntarily contacted the Detroit Police Division and Oakland County Sheriff’s Workplace to supply info,” Dass mentioned.
Dass added that Sikora is sustaining his innocence and is absolutely cooperating with regulation enforcement.
“He maintains his innocence all through this course of and is absolutely cooperating with regulation enforcement to help of their investigation,” Dass mentioned.
Michael McCabe, the undersheriff for the Oakland County Sheriff’s Workplace, informed Fox Information that Dass has reached out to them, and they’re within the means of organising a gathering.
Dass informed Fox Information that there’s an “lively dialogue” occurring between the sheriff’s workplace, and if a gathering is about, it’s more likely to happen this week.
Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard mentioned in a press convention on Saturday that an unnamed particular person assisted James and Jennifer Crumbley into the Detroit constructing the place they had been discovered.
“We have now sufficient early indications that clearly anyone helped them into that location and made it obtainable to them, and it was after it was publicly introduced that there have been warrants for them,” Bouchard mentioned.
Bouchard additionally mentioned that further expenses may very well be filed within the Crumbley case, however didn’t give further info.
“We consider they had been assisted in that location to get there, to get in. And we’re gathering that info and we will have the totality of that accomplished pretty quickly and current that to our prosecutor for potential expenses for both aiding and abetting or obstruction of justice,” Bouchard mentioned.
James and Jennifer Crumbley had been charged with 4 counts of involuntary manslaughter after their son, Ethan Crumbley, has been charged within the capturing at Oxford Excessive College the place 4 individuals had been killed and a minimum of seven others had been injured.
The couple disappeared on Friday and had been present in a basement in a Detroit constructing on early Saturday morning by regulation enforcement officers.
On Saturday, the couple was charged with 4 counts of involuntary manslaughter and every is being held on a $500,000 bond.
Audrey Conklin, Michael Ruiz, and Brie Stimson contributed to this report.