Samantha Woll, who served as the President of the Isaac Agree Downtown Detroit Synagogue, was tragically found fatally stabbed outside her residence in Lafayette Park, Michigan, on Saturday morning. She was 40 years old.
The Isaac Agree Downtown Detroit Synagogue confirmed her passing through a Facebook post on Saturday, expressing their shock and sorrow over the unexpected loss of Samantha Woll, their Board President. The post indicated a lack of detailed information at that point but promised to provide more as it became available, concluding with the wish for her memory to be a blessing.
We are shocked and saddened to learn of the unexpected death of Samantha Woll, our Board President. At this point we do…Posted by Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue on Saturday, 21 October 2023
According to the Detroit Free Press, the Detroit Police Department reported that Samantha Woll was discovered dead at the scene with multiple stab wounds in the 1300 block of Joliet Place. The authorities followed a trail of blood to her residence, where they suspect the crime occurred. CNN mentioned that the police have not yet determined a motive for the incident, and the Homicide Unit is leading the investigation.
The FBI, in a statement to CNN, acknowledged the incident and offered assistance to the Detroit Police Department as needed.
The Detroit Free Press also noted that Samantha Woll had previously worked on the reelection campaign for Rep. Elissa Slotkin and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel before joining the board of the Isaac Agree Downtown Detroit Synagogue.
Rep. Elissa Slotkin, representing Michigan’s seventh congressional district, expressed her sorrow through a statement on X (formerly known as Twitter) upon learning of Woll’s death. She described Samantha as an essential part of her team from the outset of her congressional tenure, contributing to the establishment and leadership of her office during her first term.
I and all of Team Slotkin is heartbroken at this news. Sam worked for me from nearly the moment I became a Congresswoman, helping us set up the office & helping to lead it for my full first term. https://t.co/BisT7N6cAa— Rep. Elissa Slotkin (@RepSlotkin) October 21, 2023
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel posted a picture of herself with Woll on X, expressing shock, sadness, and horror at the brutal murder of Samantha. Nessel emphasized Samantha’s kindness, deep dedication to her community, state, and country, and her use of faith and activism to improve the lives of others.
I am shocked, saddened and horrified to learn of Sam’s brutal murder. Sam was as kind a person as I’ve ever known. She was driven by her sincere love of her community, state and country. Sam truly used her faith and activism to create a better place for everyone. pic.twitter.com/gIYRP4USaj— Dana Nessel (@dananessel) October 21, 2023
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, in a statement on X, shared his profound sadness at the loss of Samantha Woll, a promising young leader in Detroit. He mentioned their recent shared experience at the dedication of the newly renovated Downtown Synagogue, a project that Woll had led with immense pride and enthusiasm.
I was devastated today to learn of the loss of one of Detroit’s great young leaders – Samantha Woll.— Mayor Mike Duggan (@MayorMikeDuggan) October 21, 2023
Just weeks ago, I shared a day of joy with Sam at the dedication of the newly renovated Downtown Synagogue. It was a project she successfully led with great pride and enthusiasm.
Rep. Jamaal Bowman, representing New York’s 16th Congressional District, expressed his deep distress on X about Samantha Woll’s stabbing death. He called for a focus on humanity and unity while highlighting her achievements and conveyed his hope that her memory serves as a blessing, concluding his message with a plea to end suffering.
I am sick to my stomach to hear about the stabbing death of Detroit synagogue president Samantha Woll.— Rep. Jamaal Bowman Ed.D. (@JamaalBowmanNY) October 21, 2023
She was only 40 years old.
Woll led the Isaac Agree Downtown Detroit Synagogue since 2022 and was very involved in Democrat politics.
According to the news outlet, Woll… pic.twitter.com/J0LLrrs6oJ
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