Autopsy scheduled Monday after body found Friday in Buck Creek

Posted at 11:39 PM, May 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-19 17:07:14-04

UPDATE - Saturday 5 p.m.:

The Wyoming Department of Public Safety says an autopsy is scheduled for Monday. The woman's identity has not been confirmed yet. Police also say she has not been connected with any Missing Person reports, so far.


WYOMING, Mich. -- Police in Wyoming are trying to identify a woman's body found in Buck Creek on Friday night.

The city's Department of Public Safety says officers responded to the area south of 54th Street near Clay Avenue, around 8:43 p.m. Friday. That, after hikers exploring the nearby woods found the body "partially in the waters of Buck Creek."

Police say the hikers contacted them after that, and investigators now are trying to determine the cause of death. The Wyoming Public Safety updated a late-night news release Friday to say the body was  that of a woman.

"It is not clear at this point how long the body had been there or whether foul play was involved."