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Public helps police find man's body in rural Kent County

Posted at 7:04 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 19:04:15-04

SPARTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A man’s body has been recovered in rural Kent County, a day after police asked for the public’s help in finding the homicide victim.

Investigators believe the body of a Black man in his 60s likely was dropped in a ditch or tall grass on Aug. 20.

The body was found in Sparta Township, north of Grand Rapids. A suspect in the man’s death is in custody.