Grand Rapids police identify body found in river
Grand Rapids – Authorities in western Michigan have identified a body that was found by an angler along a river.
The victim’s name has not been released, but relatives have been notified, Grand Rapids police said.
An autopsy Thursday revealed the cause of death as a drowning. Investigators have found no signs of foul play.
Police were called to the Grand River about 7 p.m. Wednesday after the angler saw the body.
Separately, a body floating in a lake northwest of Grand Rapids in Muskegon Heights has been identified as 71-year-old James Hiza, WZZM-TV reported.
Hiza’s body was found Tuesday about 15 feet from shore at Mona Lake Park.