KENTWOOD, Mich. (WZZM) - A person-of-interest being sought in a double murder in Kentwood is now considered a suspect and should be considered "armed & dangerous."
Javonte Higgins, 22,is a suspect in the January 5 killing of David and Vivian Bouwan. They were found shot to death in their home on Stowevalley Drive SE.
Higgins was wanted for questioning in the case and has acriminal history of breaking and entering. Police say that Higgins walks with a significant limp after he was involved in a car accident in December.
Higgins was injured in a December 10 accident on Gentian Drive SE in Kentwood. He crashed his car into a tree, injuring his hip. Officers say they had tried to pull him over for speeding before he lost control. They say he was driving a car stolen from a Wyoming home.
A substantial reward has been collected by Silent Observer. If you have any information on the crime, you are asked to call Silent Observer at (616)774-2345 or Kentwood Police at (616) 698-6580.