KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Authorities say a body found over the weekend in a wooded area of southwestern Michigan has been identified as a missing 16-year-old girl.
Police say the body was found Sunday in a wooded area of Kalamazoo. She was reported as a possible runaway on Jan. 25 in the Grand Rapids area, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) away, and police say her death is being investigated as a homicide.
Details about cause of death weren’t immediately released. Police say they found her body after it was spotted by two people out for a walk.