Walker police identify woman found dead near highway

Posted at 9:04 PM, May 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-18 21:04:30-04

WALKER – Investigators say they’ve been able to identify a woman who was found dead near I-96 over the weekend, but are waiting to release the woman’s identity until next of kin are notified.

The 39-year-old Caucasian woman from the Grand Rapids area was found just after 7:00 p.m. Saturday in a wooded area not far from the eastbound lanes of I-96 near Hillside Drive northwest.

At last check, police are still awaiting autopsy results to help determine a cause of death.

Anyone with information concerning this investigation is asked to call the Walker Police Department at (616) 453-5441 or anonymously through Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.