Murdered body found in Newaygo County woods.

August 7, 2017

Murdered body found in Newaygo County woods.

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NEWAYGO COUNTY — The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with a murder investigation after the body of a black male was found in the woods Saturday, Aug. 5.

“On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at approximately 6:06 p.m., Newaygo County Central Dispatch received a report of a possible body located in the woods of the Crystal Trails area between 20th and 28th. Sheriff deputies responded on scene. After a brief investigation, the victim, identified as a black male, was found deceased,” states the NCSO Facebook page.

“The incident is being investigated as a homicide.

“The sheriff’s office is seeking help from the public who currently have trail cameras in the Crystal Trails area for footage between Friday, August 4, 2017 and Saturday, August 5, 2017.

“The sheriff’s office is also seeking help from the public locating a 2007 Chevy Tahoe, white in color with tinted windows bearing Michigan registration HAYMER3.

“Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call 231-689-5288. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Silent Observer at 231-652-1121.

“New information will be released as it becomes available.”

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