Missing Grosse Pointe Woman, Family calls for justice JoAnn Matouk Romain

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JoAnn Matouk Romain Death and Missing: Twelve years have passed since the unsolved murder of a lady who lived in Grosse Pointe Woods, and her family is still demanding that justice be served. JoAnn Matouk Romain, 55 years old at the time, went missing in January of 2010, and her body was discovered in the Detroit River 70 days later.

The investigation by the police concluded that the death was the result of a suicide, but the family suspects that the authorities are hiding something. Michelle Matuok, Romain’s eldest daughter, expressed her opinion to WWJ’s Jason Scott that the agency conducting the investigation is “unethical” and “sinister,” and that they themselves ought to be probed. She also stated that Romain’s other children should be questioned as well.

JoAnn Matouk Romain Death and Missing: Matouk further mentioned that new evidence has been gathered by the family about the investigation into the death of their mother. “We are sitting on a bunch of information that suggests not only was my mom murdered but there’s multiple suspects involved,” said Matuok. “We are sitting on a bunch of information that suggests there’s multiple suspects involved.”

When will we find out what happened to JoAnn Matouk Romain? Twelve years after the unsolved death of a woman in Grosse Pointe Woods, her family is still demanding justice.

JoAnn Matouk Romain Death and Missing: The family decided to create an online petition in the hopes of collecting more than 20,000 signatures in order to ensure that justice would be served for their mother. They want to make use of these signatures as leverage in an effort to get Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. to investigate the matter.

Lewis has stated that there is no question that a murder occurred in this case; however, he also believes that the police have covered up some aspects of the investigation.

“Here we are 13 years out and no justice at all,” remarked Lewis. “So what we need is for somebody to come in and do a real investigation — both on the way the police handled the case and what happened to JoAnn Romain,” you could say. “So what we need is for somebody to come in and do a real investigation.”

Simply click THIS LINK to add your name to the petition.

A private investigator by the name of Scott Lewis expressed his team’s feelings of exasperation. “We keep getting more information, but we don’t have any place to take it because nobody in law enforcement seems to be interested in looking at this case — and to be completely honest, I’m very baffled by that,” she said. “We don’t have any place to take it because we don’t have any place to take it.”