Monday, October 1, 2012
Wyandotte police said they responded to a call from the Coast Guard at about 1 p.m. Friday and recovered the body of a black male near Hennepin Point in the Detroit River.
Police recovered the body of a black male from the Detroit River on Friday afternoon, the Wyandotte Police Department said in a statement Friday. Sign up for the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch newsletter. Wyandotte and Grosse Ile police responded to a call at about 1:30 p.m. Friday from the United States Coast Guard after a body was spotted near Hennepin Point in the Detroit River. The body was recovered and taken to the Wayne County Medical Office to be identified. Stay with Patch as this story develops.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Although efforts to positively identify the body were unsuccessful at this time, police believe it to be Nathan Alan Tracy of Trenton.
A body found at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday, Sept., 8 in Pittsfield Township is believed to be that of a Trenton teen who was reported missing after a hit and run crash, according to police. Police said a maintenance worker from a nearby condominium complex, Weatherstone Condos, found the deceased body of a male believed to be 19-year-old Nathan Alan Tracy. The body was found in a retention pond located near the entrance of the Weatherstone complex, according to a release from the Pittsfield Township Department of Public Safety. Pittsfield police were called and responded to recover the body and investigate the scene. Efforts to positively identify the body were unsuccessful; however, police said it is believed to be Tracy, who was …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The body of a man found in the Detroit River has been identified.
A body found in the Detroit River near Trenton on June 8 has been identified as 25-year-old Orlando DeShawn Coleman. After a thorough investigation, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office positively identified the body on June 22. The man was found between Celeron Island and Sugar Island, according to Paula Bridges, media spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Office. The man's death is being ruled a drowning. Investigators believe the body, which was badly decomposed, had been in the water for several months. The Sheriff's and Medical Examiner's offices were able to gather medical information, including dental records, and other details from members of the man's family, Bridges said. Bridges added the Sheriff's Office has no definitive information as …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
A badly decomposed body was found in the Detroit River near Hennepin Point.
A citizen reported a body in the Detroit River to the U.S. Coast Guard at about 11:50 a.m. Wednesday at the north end of Grosse Ile at Hennepin Point. Paula Bridges, press director for the Wayne County Sheriff's Department, said the body appeared to be badly decomposed. A Belle Isle branch of the Coast Guard responded to the call. The Coast Guard transported the body to an area near the Wyandotte Shores Golf Course where they met with members of the Wayne County Marine Unit, according to Bridges. The marine unit officers took charge of the body and were working to identify it at 6 p.m. The identity is currently unknown, but Bridges said the body appeared to be male and appeared to have been in the water for some time. The cause of death …