Grand Rapids police identify murder-suicide victim

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Grand Rapids police have identified the suspect and victim in this weekend's murder-suicide.

Officials named the victim as 21-year-old Rosemarie Reilly. The suspect identified in this case is Jeremy Kelley, also 21 years old, according to a Grand Rapids Police Department news release.

Grand Rapids police say that the two deaths happened just after 3 a.m. at a residence in the 1400 block of Lake Drive SE following a report of several gunshots heard.

Upon arrival, officers located Reilly, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Kelley was shot and still conscious. He was then transported to St. Mary’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation indicates that Kelley arrived at the address, shot Reilly and then shot himself. GRPD's Major Case Team is investigating the incident.

Grand Valley State University released a statement of it's condolences. Reilly was a senior nursing major, native to New Baltimore. According to GVSU, she was very involved in the Kirkhof College of Nursing, engaged community member and a Student Nurses Association member. 

No information regarding arrangements are available at this time, GVSU states.

If anyone has any additional information, you're asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-456-3400 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 or Silent Observer online

(© 2016 WZZM)


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