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Kent County deputies identify man found dead in vehicle in Alpine Township

Kent County Sheriff’s Office Patch
Posted at 1:10 PM, Dec 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-02 13:10:18-05

ALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Deputies have identified a man found dead in a car in Alpine Township on Wednesday.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Michael Wright was shot while in his vehicle.

Deputies were initially called to Alpenhorn Drive NW on Wednesday for a report of a man sleeping in his car.

RELATED: Kent County deputies investigating 'suspicious death' in Alpine Township

Investigators discovered the deceased Grand Rapids man in the vehicle when they arrived.

His death has been ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call the Kent County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at (616) 632-6125 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.