(2-20-20) On February 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., Officers from the St. Joseph Department of Public Safety were dispatched to Tiscornia Beach for the report of a body floating in Lake Michigan. The deceased was an Asian female approximately 55 years of age wearing a dark green jacket and sweatpants.
The deceased female matches the description of a missing person out of Chicago, Illinois.
On Thursday, February 20, 2020 an autopsy was conducted at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine. A positive identification of the body will be completed forensically through dental records and DNA at a later date.
There was no trauma to the body of the deceased.
The name of the deceased will be released after a positive identification is made.