State Police Investigating Suspicious Death in Lapeer County

FLINT. On November 15, 2011, at 11:30pm, a family member called the Michigan State Police (MSP) Flint Post to report that their 20-year-old daughter was missing from her home near Otisville in Genesee County.

The family member explained that the missing woman was house-sitting at a relative’s home on Kings Mills Road in Mayfield Township in Lapeer County.

Troopers from the Lapeer Post were dispatched to the residence in an attempt to locate the missing woman, but did not make contact with anyone at the home.

At approximately 2:30 am, a call was made to Lapeer County 911 Center to report that the missing woman’s car was found in a parking lot at the Lapeer State Game Area on Five Lakes Road, not far from where the woman was house-sitting.

Troopers secured the area and requested a K-9 tracking dog and MSP aviation support to search the area.

At approximately 4:30am, troopers made entry into the Kings Mills Road residence and found the missing 20-year-old woman deceased.

This suspicious death and missing persons report is being investigated by detectives from the Flint and Lapeer Posts, with the assistance of the MSP Bridgeport Crime Lab and Lapeer County Prosecutor Byron Konschuh.

Anyone with information about this death is asked to call the Lapeer Post at 810-664-2905.

Lt. Stephen Sipes, MSP Flint Post, 810-732-1111 ext. 20115