3 arraigned in attack, carjack of popular pastor

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Three men have been arraigned in the assault and carjacking of popular Detroit pastor and gospel singing icon Marvin Winans.

The office of Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says 20-year-old Detroit residents Montoya Givens and Christopher Moorehead and 18-year-old Brian K. Young of Macomb County's Clinton Township are charged with carjacking, unarmed robbery and conspiracy. The charges carry up to life in prison.

They were arraigned Sunday and ordered held on $200,000 bonds. Their preliminary examinations are June 1.

The Associated Press emailed Worthy's office Sunday asking if the men have lawyers yet.

Winans was attacked Wednesday while pumping gas. The robbers took his SUV, Rolex watch and cash.

The 54-year-old sustained bruises and scrapes. He's pastor of Perfecting Church and delivered singer Whitney Houston's eulogy in February.


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