Demario Buchanan, 30, has been charged with five counts — including open murder, felony firearm and lying to police in a violent crime investigation. Quazala Porchia, 24, has also been charged with open murder, felony firearm and lying to police.
The two are charged in the murder of Deonte Billups that happened Nov. 4, 2012, on Allen Avenue in Muskegon.
Muskegon police said the Chicago Police Department was instrumental in finding an important witness to the case. Police said several citizens also helped with tips on the case.