GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 30-year-old man is facing numerous charges in connection with the April 18 murder of German Antonio Rodriguez-Duarte.
Demario Antwan Chandler will be charged with open murder, felony firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department. He is being charged as a fourth-time habitual offender.
Chandler is serving time in a Jackson correctional facility on other weapons charges, according to online prison records. He was sentenced in October for possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a concealed weapon.
Police said in a release he will be brought back to Grand Rapids to face these new charges.
Rodriguez-Duarte, 35, was found shot to death in the 500 block of Hall Street on the morning of April 18.