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Man convicted in 2020 Grand Rapids double homicide

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Posted at 4:16 PM, Jun 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-29 16:16:41-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The man accused of killing a man and woman in southeast Grand Rapids two years ago has been found guilty.

Jaionna Michelle Braden and Quavon Shamar Lee were both found dead with gunshot wounds inside a car in June 2020.

According to documents obtained from 17th Circuit Court, the suspect, Juan Garcia, was convicted on all of the following charges Wednesday:

  • Open murder (x2)
  • Assault with intent to murder
  • Felony firearm (x3)
  • Felon in possession of a firearm
  • Habitual offender (fourth offense)

Garcia is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, Aug. 29.

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