Missing Grand Haven man’s body is found in Grand River

Posted at 2:49 PM, Jul 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 04:45:37-04

UPDATE: Shortly before 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety issued the following:

"The body of Dylan Tarr was found in the Grand River east of the US 31 draw bridge at approximately 10:45 this morning. Marine Deputies from the Ottawa County Sheriff Department were assisting with the search and located Dylan. The investigation continues.  All details of the death investigation and events surrounding Dylan’s death will be pursued.  Autopsy results are pending."


GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- A missing man is being sought after disappearing early Friday morning.

Dylan Tarr, 25, of Grand Haven was last seen at 1 a.m. Friday walking in the 500 block of Washington Avenue and has not been heard from since. He has not contacted relatives, which is out of character for Tarr.

As of Saturday afternoon, authorities have launched a ground and air search in order to locate him. The Michigan State Police, Ottawa County Sheriff's Department, United States Coast Guard Station in Grand Haven, Ottawa County Emergency Management, Ottawa County Search and Rescue, Kent County Search and Rescue and several area fire departments are assisting with the search.

He is described as being 5 feet, 9 inches tall with a slender build. He was last seen wearing black jeans, a white T-shirt and a long-sleeved blue shirt. Two pictures of Tarr are shown above.

Anybody with any information should call the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety or Ottawa County Central Dispatch at 1-800-249-0911.