Missing Kalamazoo Township woman found dead

Posted at 4:24 PM, Feb 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-04 14:08:51-05

Kaniesh Armster – provided photo

KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A missing Kalamazoo Township woman has been found dead.

Police say that Kaniesh Armster, 30, was reported missing by her family on Monday, Jan. 30.  The woman’s vehicle and personal belongings were not at her apartment on Huntington Avenue, but her cell phone was left behind.  Police say there were no signs of foul play.

Family tells police they last saw her on Jan. 22, but it appears she was at her apartment until at least Jan. 27.  The family says that Kaniesh takes multiple medications and they are concerned for her welfare.

Family says that Kaniesh has only been living in Kalamazoo Township for about three weeks.  Her prior addresses include locations in the Lansing and Battle Creek areas.

At 2 p.m. Saturday, police announced that the case had been resolved. They said that at 11:30 p.m. Friday, township police officers responded to the Walmart Supercenter at 6065 Gull Road where Armster’s vehicle had been located in the parking lot. Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department deputies acted on a tip from a citizen that a vehicle matching Armster’s was seen parked in the lot.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers were able to confirm that the vehicle was Armster’s. During the investigation of the vehicle, Armster was found deceased inside it.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the death. They said no foul play is suspected at this point in the investigation.