Police: Body found in Kentwood ID’d

Posted at 2:56 PM, Jan 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-04 15:07:33-05

Willie Donald Crawford

KENTWOOD, Mich. — Kentwood Police say thebody found Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Willie Crawford.

Crawford, 81, wasreported missing in December from his home in the area of 52nd Street and Eastern Avenue.

Police say Crawford’s body was found in a small ravine in the 3100 block of 52nd Street at about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The coroner’s office is listing Crawford’s cause of death as exposure. His body showed no signs of trauma, police said in a release.