Body found in Kalamazoo identified as Grand Rapids runaway; homicide investigation underway
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The body of a teen girl found in Kalamazoo over the weekend has been identified as a Grand Rapids runaway.
The body of Mujey Dumbuya, 16, was found Sunday in the West Douglas neighborhood of Kalamazoo. She was reported as a runaway on January 25.
Lt. Anthony Morgan of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety tells FOX 17 that they are investigating the case as a homicide.
Police say that Dumbuya was found wearing a black Columbia jacket, white and pink T-shirt with a print of Cinderella’s face on the front, blue jeans and pink Nike tennis shoes. However, her right shoe was missing.
Anyone with information should call KDPS at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.
East Kentwood High School has notified families that Dumbuya was a student at EKHS and that crisis team members are at the school to help students and staff.