In any active investigation new developments take cases in new directions, so we wanted to give you some quick updates on cases involving Alan White, Susie Zhao, Jon Amerault and Davane Gross
This is an in-depth analysis of what we know so far about the Susie Zhao case.This video contains discussion of several crimes, and among them murder, rape and sexual violence. We strongly caution our viewers sensitive to such acts to exercise discretion when watching this video. Secondly, as with any defendant or suspect that we speak of, they are presumed innocent, until proven guilty in a court of law. But that caveat is just about this one pending case. And in fact, Morris is a convicted felon, having both been found guilty and pleaded guilty to multiple past offenses. So, when we talk about his criminal history, we are going to call him guilty of those crimes, because he was found guilty of those charges.
Jeffery Bernard Morris, the 60-year-old convicted sex offender accused of killing 33-year-old professional poker player, Susie Zhao, was in Oakland County Court today for a pre-trial hearing. This hearing was held remotely due to COVID-19. Appearing on behalf of the People of the State of Michigan was Kenneth Frazee, and…
Now as this case has been going through its preliminary hearings, I have been doing some background research into Jeff Morris. We’ve been working with a source, who has given us so much information about who he is. And later this week, Joe and I will do a deep dive video on all that we have found. I also want to see if I can get some additional documents and get a quote about this case going to trial from his attorney.
WXYZ in Detroit was able to obtain court records that provide some grizzly, gruesome details about what happened to Susie on the night of her murder. According to cell phone records, Susie met with 60-year-old convicted sex offender Jeffery Bernard Morris on the evening of July 12th. According to Morris, he picked her up on Watkins Lake Road, which is where she was living with her mother. They both checked into the Sherwood Motel around 9:26pm.They then decided to run out and pick up some alcohol and then went back to the motel.Morris then said that Susie left the motel around midnight and took all of her belongings with her. However, cell phone records say that Susie’s cell phones did not leave the Sherwood Motel until 5am. Security cameras in the area show that Morris left the motel with his cell phone around 5am. Records show that both Susie and Morris’s cell phones traveled from the motel to the area of Pontiac Lake Road and Highland Road in Waterford.
We have an arrest made in the murder of Susie Zhao, the Professional Poker Player whose body was found badly burned in a Michigan park. Police have arrested a local man in connection to her death. 60-year-old Jeffery Bernard Morris, of Pontiac, was arraigned from his hospital bed for first-degree murder in Oakland County today after his arrest last week.
The mystery in the death of Susie Zhao deepens. Authorities are now saying that they believe that Susie was killed at the Pontiac Lake Recreation Area before her body was burned. According to police, the area where Susie’s body was found had been last checked as part of a normal security sweep inside the park by a Department of Natural Resources officer at 11:45 p.m. on July 12. At that time, Susie was nowhere in sight, which makes police believe her murder took place sometime between then and the next morning around 8:05 am when her body was found.
I’m going to walk you through what we know so far about the mysterious death of Professional Poker player “Susie Q.” Zhao. Now we are still waiting for results from her autopsy and toxicology report, but I’m going to tell you what they will likely be looking for.