Governor Issues Statement on Death of Warren Police Detective Wouters

Contact: John Truscott (517) 335-6397

(Following is a statement from Governor John Engler on the death of Warren police detective ChristopherWouters.)

"I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of police detective Christopher Wouters. Known as a first-class professional, he will be sorely missed.

"My condolences and prayers go out to his family at this time of grief.

"In 1994, Detective Wouters' parents - Hank and Janice -- opened their home to me as I was traveling in Macomb County, and I will always remember their kindness and hospitality.

"Their loss remains in the hearts and minds of the people of Michigan.

"May God console them during this difficult time."