The 57-year-old woman charged with shooting and killing two women in a Grand Blanc leasing office was found mentally ill and guilty of second-degree murder and other charges July 9 in the Genesee County 7th Circuit Court.
Jacquelyne Faye Tyson also was found guilty and mentally ill beyond a reasonable doubt on three other counts, including two counts of felony firearm and one count of premeditated murder in the first degree.
The court rejected her insanity plea. She was returned to a treatment center in Ypsilanti. Tyson will be sentenced on Aug. 6. She faces up to life in prison with no chance of parole.
On July 26, 2016, Tyson entered the Grand Oaks Apartments offices and shot Lyric Work, 20, formerly of Linden, and Tamara Johnson, 45, from Mt. Morris.
Doctors were able to save Work’s baby girl, who is almost 3 years old.
Since the killings, Tyson has been declared incompetent twice, but was found to be competent this past January. She rejected a plea deal late last year. Tyson underwent months of psychiatric treatment in Ypsilanti. She pleaded guilty but mentally ill or insane in February.