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Death of man considered suspicious in Wyoming

Posted at 6:53 PM, Oct 20, 2018

WYOMING, Mich. — Police say they’re investigating a suspicious death in Wyoming.

A man was found dead Friday evening around 5:20 p.m. on Plaster Creek Blvd. SW, between S. Division Ave and Buchanan Ave.

Wyoming Department of Public Safety have since identified the deceased as 29-year-old Benjamin Lamar Coates of Kentwood. They are not releasing a cause of death at this time.

Authorities confirm online state records showing Coates has served time for carrying a concealed weapon, resisting and obstructing a police officer and the delivery of narcotics.

Anyone with information is asked to call of Public Safety at 616- 530-7300 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 or toll free at 1-866-774-2345.