Authorities investigating death of 30-year-old woman at Faster Horses Festival in Michigan

Police seek person of interest in woman’s death

Authorities are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman that happened at the Faster Horses Festival in Cambridge Township.
Authorities are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman that happened at the Faster Horses Festival in Cambridge Township. (WJXT)

CAMBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Authorities are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman that happened at the Faster Horses Festival in Cambridge Township.

The woman was identified by Michigan State Police as Melissa Donna Havens, a resident of Croswell, a city based in Sanilac County.

According to Michigan State Police, the woman was found at the Faster Horses Festival at about 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 17.

The cause of death is still unknown. Troopers said an autopsy and toxicology test will be performed.

Michigan State Police troopers are requesting assistance in identifying a subject who was with Havens within 24 hours of her body being found. Police describe the person as a Black man in his 30s with a short beard and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Michigan State Police Sgt. Daniel Drewyor at 734-819-8192.

Related: Lenawee County Sheriff: 3 dead at Faster Horses due to potential carbon monoxide exposure


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