Man, 56, found dead in Van Buren Co.; Homicide investigation underway


BLOOMINGDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 56-year-old man was found dead in his home Thursday morning, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies said they were called to a home in the 16000 block of 45th Street at about 2:30 a.m. after the man’s son and a friend found his body.

Emergency crews on the scene attempted to revive him but were unsuccessful.  According to a release, deputies are investigating the death as a homicide.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Anyone with information on his death is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 269-657-3101, Silent Observer at 866-774-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 800-342-7867.   You can also submit a tip online.

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