Jim Matthews (News Anchor) Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Cause of Death, Obituary, Salary, Net Worth

Jim Matthews Biography – Jim Matthews Wiki

Jim Matthews was a radio news anchor in Detroit, Michigan. He worked as the overnight news anchor at Detroit radio station WWJ-AM for nearly seven years. Matthews died in what police say was a murder and attempted suicide in Macomb County’s Chesterfield Township. Following the tragic loss of the Michigan radio news anchor, WWJ-AM released the following statement: “Jim worked as the overnight news anchor at WWJ for nearly seven years. He would often speak with his co-workers about his love for his two children, and their adventures at school. He loved delivering the latest news to his listeners, and was incredibly dedicated to WWJ and the broadcasting industry. There have been many tears shed in our newsroom today and Jim will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jim’s family and friends during this difficult time.”

Jim Matthews Age

Jim Matthews died in September 2022. He was 57 years old.

Jim Matthews Family

Jim Matthews is survived by his partner and two children; a son and a daughter.

Jim Matthews Death

News anchor Jim Matthews was killed in a murder and attempted suicide on Friday, September 23, 2022, at the Hidden Harbor Condominiums in the area of Hooker Rd. and Jefferson.

The Chesterfield Public Safety Department said it is investigating what it is calling a “domestic situation” involving a murder and attempted suicide in which Matthews’ was killed and his 35-year-old girlfriend and their two children were injured.

According to Director of Public Safety Brian Bassett, a 911 call came in at around noon on Friday reporting that a 35-year-old woman had escaped from a home on Bayview Dr., along with her 5-year-old daughter.

The woman was suffering from multiple stab wounds in several places on her body, Bassett said, and the little girl was also injured.

Police and EMS arrived quickly and began tending to the two victims, Bassett said. while additional officers went into into the home where they found the 57-year-old man, later identified as Matthews, dead.

Police also found the woman’s 10-year-old son tied up in the closet and suffering from blunt force trauma. He was rushed to a hospital where he remains in critical condition.

In the basement of the home police found the suspect, identified as a 54-year-old man, who was suffering from self-inflicted wounds, as well as a drug overdose.

Bassett said the suspect was known to the victims and had been welcomed into the home earlier in the morning. However, he said that police they are still investigating the details of the suspect’s relationship to the family.