Body Found In Porta Potty

ST. CLAIR SHORES (April 20, 2014) —  Police in Macomb County are investigating after a body was found in a portable restroom near a boat ramp on Saturday.

According to the Macomb Daily News, the discovery was made behind Chapaton Pumping Station at the city’s Lake St. Clair boat ramp on Nine Mile Road east of Jefferson Avenue.

The body is that of a man and was decomposed, investigators said, leading them to believe it was there a while. Police haven’t been able to identify the man or a cause of death.

Police think the man may have been homeless and used the portable restroom as a shelter from the frigid winter temperatures and died inside.

The boat ramp is open to non-residents of St. Clair Shores.

This case remains under investigation.

Click here to read the original report from the Macomb Daily News.

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