2nd Suspect Arrested in Murder

By: Tim Gillette
By: Tim Gillette

LANSING - Police arrest a second suspect in a July murder investigation.

Lansing police say they received a tip and were able to located 20 year old Dontrel Marquis Birge Wednesday night at about 10 o'clock.
Birge was found a his home in the 6000 block of Orchard Court in Lansing.

Birge is suspected in the July 8th shooting death of 28-year-old Michael Lee Tracy. The shooting took place inside a car near the intersection of Waverly and Holmes in Lansing, but Tracy's body was left at Frances Park a few blocks away.

The other suspect, Ortease Duncan, was arrested later that evening.

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  • by Josie Location: Lansing on Sep 24, 2009 at 06:14 AM
    Great job LPD, now hows about finding the other piece of crap that killed Miranda and Jay a year and a half ago. Karma already got one of them for you.
  • by Jennifer Location: Holt on Sep 17, 2009 at 12:01 PM
    I am glad that they have finally found the other suspect for that shooting at the Frances Park. I think that Lansing has to do more work to keep that city safe then the way it is right now.
  • by Karen Location: Lansing on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:20 AM
    You might want to proofread your posts.
  • by citizen Location: LANSING on Sep 17, 2009 at 09:13 AM
    I was at my police meeting last night and it was mentioned that they are cleaning up the "Orchard Court" area. And I guess they are!! Thanks LPD And keep those tips coming,everyone can help clean up our city.
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