3 men ordered to trial in Winans' carjacking

June 13, 2012 • Entertainment

Brian Young, 18 of Clinton Township, Montoya Givens, 20 and Christopher Moorhead, 20, both of [auth] Detroit, appear for their preliminary examination in Judge Roberta Archer’s court at the 36th District Court for carjacking, unarmed robbery and conspiracy, against Pastor Marvin Winans at a Citgo Station last month, in Detroit, Monday, June 11, 2012. Defense attorneys Susan Reed and William Winters, III sit in the in foreground, from left. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Daniel Mears)

DETROIT (AP) — 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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