Wayne County Morgue forced to dig up body long believed to be woman, discovered to be missing man
The Wayne County Morgue was forced to dig up the body of a person who was identified as a woman at the time of burial because that woman is actually alive and well. The body has since been identified as a missing man.
Police find human skeletal remains in Monroe County drainage ditch
LASALLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. Police discovered human skeletal remains over the weekend in a Monroe County drainage ditch, officials said. The discovery was made around 12:50 p.m. Sunday in an open field on the south side of West Stein Road, west of Strasburg Road, according to the Monroe County Sheriff Dale Malone. Deputies were called to the field when a worker performing maintenance found unknown human skeletal remains, according to authorities. The remains were taken from the drainage ditch and turned over to the Wayne County Medical Examiners Office in Detroit for an autopsy and identification. Anyone with information about the discovery is asked to call the Monroe County Sheriffs Office at 734-240-7530.