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Westland man charged with dumping woman's body in Hines Park creek after she died at his house

Anthony Kesteloot charged after death of Olivia Rossi

Anthony Kesteloot and Olivia Rossi. (WDIV)
Anthony Kesteloot and Olivia Rossi. (WDIV)

WESTLAND, Mich. – A Westland man has been charged with dumping a woman's body in a Hines Park creek after she died at his house, officials said.

Anthony Kesteloot, 25, picked up Olivia Rossi, 23, of Westland, around 10 p.m. Aug. 18 at her house, according to authorities.

Anthony Kesteloot (WDIV)
Anthony Kesteloot (WDIV)

Kesteloot and Rossi went back to his house in the 29150 block of Manchester Street in Westland, police said.

While they were at the house, Rossi died, officials said. No additional details about her death were revealed.

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Kesteloot is accused of taking Rossi's body to Hines Park and disposing of it in a creek, police said.

Rossi's body was recovered Friday by Westland police officers.

Olivia Rossi (WDIV)
Olivia Rossi (WDIV)

Westland investigators identified Kesteloot as a suspect and took him into custody, officials said.

Kesteloot is charged with disinterment of a dead body, obstruction of justice, removing a dead body, failure to report a dead body and tampering with evidence in a criminal case.

He was arraigned Monday morning at 18th District Court in Westland. A probable cause conference is scheduled for Sept. 5, and a preliminary examination is scheduled for Sept. 12.

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