Pontiac man charged in woman's 2016 murder

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

A Pontiac man has been charged in the 2016 murder of a woman, police said Friday.

Adonte Marquis Bouie, 22, has been charged with several crimes, including first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, possessing a firearm in the commission of a felony and assault with intent to murder. All the crimes are felonies and the first-degree murder charge is punishable by life in prison.

Bouie was formally charged in court Friday, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. A judge ordered him held on a $10,000 bond and scheduled a probable cause conference for July 3. 

Police said Bouie and at least one other man are suspects in a Aug. 5, 2016 drive-by shooting that killed Aniya Edwards, 19.

Aniya Edwards

Edwards was in an abandoned house on Thorpe Street in the city of Pontiac when a vehicle with its lights off passed by and opened fire, officials said.

Gunfire struck four victims in the house. Three of those people sustained non-life threatening wounds, but Edwards died from her wounds, authorities said.

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Edwards had moved from Pontiac to Memphis, Tenn., and was visiting family in the area at the time of the shooting.

A second man who was arrested and charged for his involvement in the crime is scheduled to be sentenced in September, officials said.

Ashton Kevon Greenhouse, 21, was arrested in August 2017 for his involvement in
the incident and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, three counts of assault with intent to commit murder and three counts of felony firearms possession.


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Police said Greenhouse fired the shots from the vehicle that killed Edwards.


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