Missing 17-year-old Ottawa County Man Found Deceased

Posted at 12:56 PM, Nov 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-10 23:10:25-05

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich- The search for a missing 17-year-old man from Marne has ended.

According to Lt. Mark Bennett of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department, deputies found the body of 17-year-old Adam Singleton on a property next to the Grand River open space on Linden Drive in Ottawa County. Mr. Singleton died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

Singleton was last seen around 2 p.m. near the Grand River on Linden Drive off of Lake Michigan Drive. He was reported missing around 8 p.m. Saturday night. Deputies, with the assistance of a K-9 unit and the Michigan State Police Helicopter searched Saturday night for Singleton in a heavily wooded area, but did not find him and resumed the search Sunday morning when they found him deceased.

A Facebook tribute page has been set up in Singleton’s name.

The suicide case is still under investigation by the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department. Anyone with any information on this case is asked to call the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department at 616-786-4140 or Silent Observer.