Woman's body found in water at Detroit's Rouge Park

Body found in water near Rouge Park horse stables on Detroit's west side


DETROIT – Detroit police confirmed a woman's body was found Wednesday in water at Rouge Park.

The Wayne County Medical Examiner's office confirmed it is the body of a white female.

Detroit police were investigating. No other information was released.

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Local 4 has learned the body was found behind the Rouge Park horse stables by a man and his son who were looking for turtles in the water. At about 1:30 p.m., they saw what appeared to be a headless body floating in about 3.5 feet of water.

The man, Anthony McGeary, called 911.

"It's heartbreaking. I mean, it's somebody's daughter, mom, sister," McGeary said. "It's just disturbing, to say the least."

McGeary said the body was partially clothed and badly decaying.

Police had not officially identified the body.

Stay with ClickOnDetroit.com and Local 4 for more information as it becomes available.