Body found in Kalamazoo identified as Grand Rapids runaway; homicide investigation underway

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Mujey Dumbuya

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.

Mujey Dumbuya’s shoe

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.



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