Suspicious Death on Columbia

OFFENSE:        Suspicious Death


DATE:              Tuesday May 3, 2022  


TIME:                1:00 p.m.


LOCATION:      700 Block of Columbia Ave St. Joseph, MI    


OFFICERS:        St. Joseph Department of Public Safety


AGENCIES INVOLVED:   Saint Joseph Department Public Safety

                                           Berrien County Sheriff Department

                                           Michigan State Police Crime Lab Grand Rapids

                                           Medic 1 Ambulance

                                           Western Michigan University Homer Striker School of Medicine Medical Examiner


PRESS RELEASE:  The St Joseph Department of Public Safety was dispatched to the 700 block of Columbia Ave on the report of 8 year old that was deceased.  Michigan State Police Crime Lab out of Grand Rapids was contacted to process the scene. 


An autopsy will be conducted at Western Michigan University Striker Hospital.


This is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community. 


At this time there are no further details.