Central Mich. man’s death ‘suspicious’


Danby Township, Mich. – Authorities are investigating the death of a 29-year old man whose body was found lying on a road in central Michigan.

Grand Rapids station WOOD-TV reports that deputies found Nicholas Hoppes’ body about 4:30 a.m. Monday, in the northbound lanes of Charlotte Highway.

The Ionia County Sheriff’s Office characterized the death of Hoppes, of Portland, as “suspicious.”

Authorities say it’s unclear if Hoppes was killed in a crash, or by some other means.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ionia County Sheriff’s office.