Body Found In Porter, Indiana is Probably Teleka Patrick’s

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UPDATE: Click Link for Further Information Confirmed: Body Found is Teleka Patrick


PORTER, INDIANA – Dr. Teleka Patrick had been missing for 4 months.  The Dr. Teleka Patricksearch seemingly has ended today.

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon:

“On April 6, 2014 a fisherman found a body in Lake Charles in Porter, Indiana. The identity is unknown at this time. The Indiana State Police is investigating the incident. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office has no further comment at this time.”

The family of Teleka Patrick released a statement Sunday afternoon:

“Our family was informed that a body was found that may be our daughter Teleka Patrick.  We are waiting for official confirmation from the Kalamazoo Sheriff’s Department and have no comment at this time.  Thank you for your continued prayers-we ask that you respect our privacy at this difficult time.”

The same general area that a car belonging to Teleka Patrick, 30, was found in December is where the body has been located.  She had gone missing after leaving work at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

Jim Carlin, a private investigator, who has been working with Teleka Patrick’s family made this statement today:

“Although there’s been no identification of the body, obviously it appears to be Teleka Patrick by a couple of different reasons that I don’t want to confirm,” Carlin says.

An autopsy is scheduled for later this week.  Further discussion about this case can be found on Facebook at

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28 Comments on "Body Found In Porter, Indiana is Probably Teleka Patrick’s"

  1. Lupe Dominguez | April 7, 2014 at 8:19 pm |

    Lord Jesus, it matters not if it is her or not her. This person is your child, please take her home to your mansion. Prayers for the family.

  2. Varonica Hall | April 7, 2014 at 4:58 pm |


  3. Laura Johnson-Doan | April 7, 2014 at 2:04 pm |

    prayers for All concerned!

  4. Stevie Will | April 7, 2014 at 1:31 pm |

    She was a beautiful young woman have been praying since i heard I'm so sorry for your loss continued prayers for her loved ones

  5. Stevie Will | April 7, 2014 at 1:29 pm |

    Thank you very much i said the same thing

  6. Stevie Will | April 7, 2014 at 1:27 pm |

    Omg people this is a story of another young life taken early her family grieving her loss and you guys are on here arguinh over the headline of the story wether it is or is not her you guys should maybe say something nice as her family might see this I'm 22 yrs old and know better you guys should too its petty

  7. Nichole Mullins | April 7, 2014 at 12:56 pm |

    praying tfor the family so sad evil people we have in this world

  8. Holly Modarelli Earley | April 7, 2014 at 5:59 am |

    so sorry…healing thought and gentle hugs to your family and friends

    …….to those debating about the wording of the headline…who cares…the fact that a family has had a very sad loss is what is important…quit the pettiness!

  9. Who ever it is parry for her soul

  10. Angelia Lamb Hearon | April 7, 2014 at 3:53 am |

    this article says it is her body!

  11. Ebony Lowe | April 7, 2014 at 3:24 am |

    breaks my heart. was hoping she would come out alive. I hope they find who killed her and make em fry!

  12. Praying for Teleka, her family, friends, co-workers and all who loved her. Hoping for a miracle that it may not be her. Cannot imagine something like this happening in a family. The Lord my God, help us all.

  13. Kimberli Whoever | April 7, 2014 at 1:42 am |

    Aubrey Petty you are still correct. It is still reading "IS" on facebook

  14. Frederick Parker | April 7, 2014 at 1:06 am |

    Facebook post still says "Is".

  15. The feed I got on FB said "IS" not probably. Aubrey is correct.

  16. Michele Ellis | April 7, 2014 at 12:34 am |

    Prayers go out to Family.

  17. God bless this family !
    And poor women

  18. Aubrey Petty is right.The fb link says it "is" Teleka Patrick's body.There was no "may be" or probably is".Sorry folks.Just stating the facts.

  19. may not be her lets have hope and faith in Jesus that this body they have found is not her god bliss you all Amen

  20. Susan Kosenski Kander | April 6, 2014 at 11:42 pm |

    Prayers for her family & friends ?

  21. Aubrey Petty | April 6, 2014 at 11:38 pm |

    The original story said it IS her body. They have edited it since my comment. I work for another news outlet- just trying to help them out.

  22. Aubrey Petty | April 6, 2014 at 11:38 pm |

    Dan Owsley Jr. it originally says it IS her body, they must have changed it!

  23. Dan Owsley Jr. | April 6, 2014 at 11:36 pm |

    It say's the body is probably Teleka it didn't say it was her.

  24. Aubrey Petty,

    Headline and story said body is PROBABLY hers. But will have confirmation within next two weeks. You are the one who misunderstood.

  25. Shoona Froost | April 6, 2014 at 10:46 pm |

    How about confirming body's identity?

  26. Aubrey Petty | April 6, 2014 at 9:40 pm |

    Hasn't been officially confirmed as her body yet, might want to change your headline/story…

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