Man found guilty with mother’s murder in GR

Jermaine Cooper at a preliminary hearing on Feb. 3, 2016.
Jermaine Cooper at a preliminary hearing on Feb. 3, 2016.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Kent County jury has found a man guilty of killing the mother of his child.

Jermaine Cooper was found guilty of felony firearm and second-degree murder in the death of Melissa Moore. He will be back in court on Nov. 28 for his sentencing hearing.

Undated courtesy photo of Melissa Moore.
Undated courtesy photo of Melissa Moore.

Moore, 31, was shot and killed near Knapp Street and Truxton Drive NE on Nov. 6 in Grand Rapids.

Cooper was arrested in December for Moore’s murder following a standoff in Detroit.