Family In Shock After MI Woman Found Dead In Benton Harbor

Vena Mathis has been named as the woman who was found dead in Benton Harbor on Sunday. Police believe that her long-term boyfriend, William Edwards, was responsible for the murder.

Mathis, aka, Novena P. Mathis, 38, was reported as an endangered missing person on Sunday after she didn’t return home for several hours.

The Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety began to investigate, and they found her vehicle parked at the Hayward Wells apartment complex in Benton Harbor. Mathis’s body was found in the vehicle. Police suspected foul play, and they say they were able to quickly identify the suspect as Edwards, also 38, from Benton Harbor. Continue reading