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Man charged in Grand Rapids homicide

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Posted at 5:47 PM, Sep 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-10 18:29:08-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One man has been charged with Homicide alongside other charges in the shooting of a woman at a Grand Rapids apartment complex.

Marissa Leigh Valdez, 24, was shot dead at Oakview Apartments on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021.

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Dealeyon Jaishawn Franklin, 24, has been arraigned in the 61st District Court on charges of Homicide-Open Murder, Assault0Pregnant Individuals-Intentionally Causing Miscarriage/Stillbirth, and Weapons-Felony Firearm.

Franklin is in custody without bond and is being housed at the Kent County Correctional Facility.