Suspect arraigned, victim ID’d following New Year’s Day death

The identities of the suspect and victim of a New Year’s Day murder in Port Huron have been released. According to Port Huron Police, 46 year old Robert Kimin Tonchen is accused of killing 33 year old Stephanie Thompson who’s body was found with obvious signs of trauma in a parked vehicle in the 2700 hundred block of Vanness Street. Tonchen was arrested by the Port Huron Police Special Response Team later that day and is booked in the St. Clair County Jail. Yesterday, he was arraigned on charges open murder, tampering with evidence, and fourth degree arson. Tonchen is currently being held without bond and is due back in court for a probable cause conference January 11th.