Contact Us

Suspect Arrested in Connection With Homicide at GRCC Parking Lot

Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department

UPDATE (5/2/16 4:30 p.m.): The Grand Rapids Police Department say that they have arrested 19-year-old Marcus Bivens for stabbing and assaulting Jeanne Huntoon near GRCC’s campus.

It is believed that Huntoon did not know Bivens and police believe that this was a “random act of violence.”

Bivens has been charged with open murder and will likely be arraigned on Tuesday.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Grand Rapids Police Department have made an arrest in connection with the homicide that happened this weekend near Grand Rapids Community College.

The GRPD will be releasing more information later today.

The body of a woman was found early Saturday morning at the GRCC parking ramp on Bostwick in downtown Grand Rapids. A witness called police around 2:45 a.m. saying that they saw a man dragging a body into some bushes near a parking structure.

The victim was described as a woman between the ages of 30 and 40.  Police have not publicly identified the victim, but family told FOX 17 that the victim was likely Jeanne Huntoon. The family is awaiting positive identification after an autopsy is performed.

Several friends and family members have been posting to Facebook about Huntoon’s death as well.

Best of 1410 The Touch

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://touch1410.production.townsquareblogs.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Never Miss the Latest News from 1410 AM The Touch.