Kimberly Ann Dejohn (Handout photo, courtesy Warren police)

Kimberly Ann Dejohn (Handout photo, courtesy Warren police)

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (WWJ) – State Police in Cheboygan County, in Michigan’s northern lower peninsula, have found a body believed to be that of a missing Warren woman.

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Kimberly Ann Dejohn, 51, was last seen May 14 at her home on the 21000 block of Sherwood Ave., near 8 Mile Road.

Police talking to WWJ Newsradio 950 confirmed that cadaver dogs discovered the body of a white female, Wednesday afternoon. Crime lab technicians remained on the scene, early Wednesday evening, while a positive identification was still pending.

Warren Police Commissioner Jere Green says they followed a lead that a body was buried in the grave at a foreclosed home in Koehler Township.

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” … there was a lot of evidence at the home suggesting that there was an altercation and the cadaver dogs hit at a location at the upstairs of the house and we were confident that that was the crime scene,” said Green.

“They confirmed that it appeared there was a shallow grave site – with tire tracks backed up to it – that was covered by a blue tarp,” Green added. “The canine dog altered on the odor of a decomposing human remains and then the MSP … on the scene recovered the remains of a white female.”

The discovery comes after, early this month, police found evidence of a struggle at the home Dejohn shared with her husband Loyd. He was arrested and charged with aggravated domestic assault and is being held on a $750,000 cash bond.

Police said Loyd Dejohn admitted to getting into a fight with his wife, but claimed she left the house after the scuffle and never returned.

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Anyone who has any information about this case is asked to call Warren police at 586-574-4790 or 586-574-4877.