GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A body found in Grand Haven Township is believed to a missing man from the Grand Haven area, deputies say.
James Alan McKinnon, 34, was last seen around noon on Aug. 30 while walking in the area of River Haven Boulevard near Mercury Drive, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said in a release. The sheriff’s office was notified that he was missing on Sept. 3.
Family and friends have not heard from him, deputies said.
Around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a body was found by people who knew McKinnon in the area of 13600 Clearwater Lane near 144th Avenue in Grand Haven Township, the sheriff’s office said in an evening update. It said the body was found while deputies where searching in the area of the Grand River and using a drone.
The body has not yet been identified, but deputies say it is believed to be McKinnon.
An autopsy will be performed to identify the body and to determine a cause of death. Foul play is not suspected, the sheriff’s office said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 616.738.4000 or Silent Observer at 877.88.SILENT (745368) or mosotips.com.