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Kent County deputies seek driver who picked up suspect in fatal stabbing

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Posted at 5:53 PM, Oct 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-01 17:55:38-04

CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Kent County deputies are requesting assistance in determining any drivers who picked up a deadly stabbing suspect last month.

Jacob Alec Ryan is suspected of fatally stabbing a Rockford mother on Thursday, Sept. 16, according to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office. He has since been arrested and charged with homicide and assault with murderous intent.

READ MORE: Man arrested in Ohio in connection to Kent County death investigation

We’re told Ryan boarded a bus the day the victim was found dead. Deputies say he was picked up in the vicinity of Belding Road NE or Northland Drive NE between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The sheriff’s office adds Ryan might have disembarked in Grand Rapids to board a Greyhound bus.

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