Alcona County Man found Dead in Roadside Ditch


MIKADO, MI – A Mikado man was found dead in a roadside ditch by a passing motorist on Sunday, February 15th, 2015 around 9:30am.police

Authorities received a call regarding an unresponsive man in a ditch off McConnell Road near Procunier Road.




Robert Bates, 44-years-old, of Mikado, was found to be dead when EMS arrived on scene.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.  Police are calling the incident suspicious in nature.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office at (989)-724-6271 or contact Crime Stoppers.

To submit an ANONYMOUS tip: Call: 1-800-SPEAKUP (1-800-773-2587)
Online: www.1800speakup.org
Text: CSM and your tip to CRIMES (274637)

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