Suspect in West Michigan couple's killings jailed

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Police say a 22-year-old man suspected of invading a Grand Rapids-area home and killing an 81-year-old man and his 80-year-old wife is behind bars in Michigan.

Kentwood police say David and Vivian Bouwman were found fatally shot Jan. 5.

Police say they discovered the couple's burned-out gold Cadillac DeVille in neighboring Wyoming, which led them to find the killings.

Kentwood police say the suspect was brought back to Michigan on Thursday and was put in the Kent County jail. says he was arrested in the Chicago suburb of Blue Island on Jan. 18 and was held in the Cook County jail while awaiting extradition to Michigan on auto theft and home invasion charges in another case.

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