Vigil held at Warren Mott High School for 20-year-old man found dead in Osmun Lake

Death being investigated as homicide

Emilio Valdez (WDIV)
Emilio Valdez (WDIV)

WARREN, Mich. – A vigil for Emilio Valdez was held Sunday night at Warren Mott High School.

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Valdez, whose body was found in Osmun Lake in Pontiac, had graduated from the high school.

Authorities said Valdez's death is being investigated by Oakland County Sheriff's deputies as a homicide.

Deputies were called around 3:39 p.m. Thursday to Stanley Park, where a woman said her son and his cousin had discovered bloody clothing while fishing in Osmun Lake. 

Deputies said they discovered what appeared to be a blood trail and drag marks leading from the benches to the dock.

There is no information about a possible suspect.

An autopsy is pending.

Watch Mara MacDonald's report from 11 p.m. Thursday:

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