Indianapolis man charged in Detroit dating app slaying

Crime
Diabolique Paris Johnson

DETROIT (AP) — An Indianapolis man has been charged in a Detroit slaying in which the victim allegedly was targeted as a member of the LGBTQ community through an online dating app.

The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says 34-year-old Diabolique Paris Johnson faces arraignment Thursday in Detroit on first-degree murder and using a firearm during a felony charges.

The 39-year-old victim was slain Sept. 5 during an armed robbery.

Johnson also is charged in a separate armed robbery on Sept. 1 of a 26-year-old man at a hotel in Dearborn, a Detroit suburb.

Prosecutors say that man also is a member of the LGBTQ community.

Johnson was arrested in Indianapolis and extradited to Michigan.

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