Following the discovery of a lady dead in her house in Isabella County, a 38-year-old Saginaw man is being charged on numerous federal counts.
Rosanna Romero, a 34-year-old victim and member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, was named in court filings. She was shot multiple times in her home and was discovered dead on November 5.
According to court records, police detained the suspect, Johnathan Ashford, later that day on unrelated charges. Ashford was found guilty of a crime and sexual offense.
He acknowledged to killing the woman with a 9 mm handgun after speaking with the police that he had become angry because he thought she was cheating on him. Additionally, Ashford acknowledged inadvertently killing the victim’s infant who was present in the room at the time of the crime.