West Branch death investigated

MARQUETTE — Michigan State Police said the Negaunee Post is investigating the death of a woman in West Branch Township.

Troopers said that at about 3 p.m. Friday, troopers were dispatched to 215 Ventura St. in West Branch Township. Troopers responded to the scene and discovered a deceased 41-year-old female.

Michigan State Police Crime Lab, detectives and evidence technicians assisted in the initial investigation. The cause of death has not been determined at this time, and there are no suspects at large in this incident.

The incident remains under investigation and updates will be provided following a thorough inquiry of circumstances surrounding this incident. The victim’s name was withheld until law enforcement consultation with the next of kin is concluded.


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