3 Men Ordered to Trial in Winans' Carjacking

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DETROIT - Three men will stand trial in the carjacking of prominent Detroit pastor and gospel music icon Marvin Winans.

The Wayne County prosecutor's office say all three men were bound over Tuesday to Wayne County Circuit Court on carjacking, conspiracy to carjack, unarmed robbery and conspiracy to commit unarmed robbery charges.

Each was ordered held on a $200,000 bond pending June 19 arraignments.

Winans is pastor of Perfecting Church on Detroit's east side. He delivered singer Whitney Houston's eulogy in February.

He was attacked May 16 while pumping gas. The robbers took his SUV, Rolex watch and cash. The 54-year-old sustained bruises and scrapes.

Arrests were made within days of the robbery.


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