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KCSO Investigates Accidental Death in Plainfield Township

July 12th, 2022 3:18 pm

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich:  Just before midnight on July 12, 2022, the KCSO responded to reports of a male in the Grand River who was unresponsive near the 2400 Block of Konkle Dr. NE. Deputies and rescue personnel located a 76 year old male from Grand Rapids, deceased.   

The case was investigated by the Kent County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Division, Crime Scene Unit, and Medical Examiner’s Office and there are no signs of foul play.

On 7/13/2022 the Kent County Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy and ruled the cause of death as accidental and the manner of death as a drowning.  The Kent County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Plainfield Township Fire Department and Rockford Ambulance.

If you have information that could help to move the investigation forward, please call the KCSO at 616-632-6125, or call Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 to report information safely and anonymously.