GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP/WWJ) – A gas station customer rewards card helped authorities identify a man’s skeletal remains found in a wooded area near a popular trail in western Michigan.
WOOD-TV and WZZM-TV report that a Speedway card was found at the scene in Gaines Township, south of Grand Rapids.READ MORE: MRLA Offering Free Food Safety Classes for Kids
The Kent County sheriff’s department says a tip on the remains came in Sunday afternoon, just north of M-6 and west of Eastern Avenue SE, near the Fred Meijer M-6 trail.
Authorities said that while there were no signs of trauma, they’re not ruling out anything — including foul play. An autopsy was inconclusive and toxicology test will be done to help determine how the man died.READ MORE: Whitmer: $32M Investment To Recruit, Retain Police Officers
His name was not immediately released.
Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the Kent County Sheriff’s Department at 616-632-6100.MORE NEWS: Deputies Find Human Remains In Mid-Michigan Soybean Field
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