SCIO TOWNSHIP, MI – Just after 1:00pm on Monday, February 2, 2015, a family member of Melissa Mullins notified the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office that they had located her vehicle in a shopping center parking lot on Jackson Rd. in Scio Township.
It was discovered that Mrs. Mullins was inside of the vehicle and was unresponsive. Medical personnel arrived to render assistance and pronounced Mrs. Mullins deceased at the scene. It is unclear at this time the cause of death. However, there were no visible signs of foul play.
Family members last saw Mrs. Mullins on Thursday January 29th as she was leaving her Dexter home for the MGM Casino in Detroit.
Family members then reported her missing to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office on January 31st. During the investigation detectives were able to confirm her arrival at the MGM Casino on January 29th and her later departure on January 30th at approximately 8:30pm. Since that time Mrs. Mullins whereabouts had been unknown.
If you have any information concerning the death of Melissa Mullins please contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office at (734)-994-2911. Information may also be directed to our confidential tip line (734) 973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP.