Children find Dead Body in backyard in St. Clair County

KIMBALL TOWNSHIP, MI – Children playing in a backyard early Sunday afternoon found the dead body of a man who had been reported missing after walking away from a local hospital.Death Investigation

On Sunday March 25th, at approximately 1:10pm, the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office received a call concerning an unknown male subject sitting in a yard of a home behind the garage in the 4500 block of Lapeer Rd. He was located by children playing and reported their discovery to a parent.

The 48 year old man is from Sandusky. He had been reported to police yesterday, Saturday March 24th, as having walked away from a local hospital. Local law enforcement agencies were alerted to this but were never able to locate him.

The victim’s name is not being released until family has been notified.

The investigation into the victim’s death continues.