Couple Found Murdered in Kentwood Home

Posted at 12:17 PM, Jan 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-07 04:59:10-05

KENTWOOD, Mich. – Kentwood Police have identified a couple found murdered Saturday morning.

Police said David Bouwman, 81, and his wife, Vivian Bouwman, 80, were found dead in their home at 2289 Stowe Valley Drive SE.

Investigators believe the couple were also victims of a home invasion.

Police said  the suspect or suspects stole the  couple’s gold Cadillac Deville, which was later discovered, burned and dumped in the 3800 block of Madison Avenue in Wyoming.

Investigators believe the couple was murdered sometime between 7:00 p.m. Friday and 8:00 a.m. Saturday.

Police ask if you saw any suspicious vehicles or persons near the crime scene call the Kentwood Police at (616) 698-6580 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.