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Body found near gravel pit in Shelby Township

Death investigation underway

A body was found near a gravel pit Feb. 20, 2018 in Shelby Township. (WDIV)
A body was found near a gravel pit Feb. 20, 2018 in Shelby Township. (WDIV)

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A body was found Monday night near a gravel pit on the northeast side of East Auburn and Dequindre roads in Shelby Township. 

Shelby Township police said the body was found about 9:30 p.m. Monday by ATV riders. The gravel pit is located at Hixson and Barclay avenues. 

They have identified the body as a Rochester Hills man who had been missing since Feb. 2. 

Police are conducting a death investigation in conjunction with the Oakland County Sheriff's Department.

The Macomb County Medical Examiner's Office will work to determine a cause of death. 

Stay with ClickOnDetroit for updates. 


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