Collinwood Man Charged with Felony Murder, 2nd Degree Murder, Rape


   The Collinwood Police Department and the 22nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office have worked closely for the past two months in the investigation of the death of Brentlyn Hunt, age 25. On February 1st, 2020, Hunt was found deceased inside the home of John Rich at 210 W. Broadway Street in Collinwood. The death was initially classified as suspicious.

   During the course of the investigation, evidence was obtained to determine that Hunt’s death was in fact a homicide. After a special session of the Grand Jury was convened on Monday, March 30th, 2020, John Rich was indicted on charges of Felony Murder, 2nd Degree Murder, and two counts of Rape.

   Rich was booked into the Wayne County Jail on Monday, March 30th, and is being held on $500,000.00 bond.