NEGAUNEE - A deceased person was found by hikers in Marquette County Thursday evening, State Police from the Negaunee Post reported today.
An investigation began into a deceased subject who had been found in Marquette Township at approximately 6:40 p.m. Thursday, police said.
The body was found by individuals who had been hiking near Wetmore Pond. The body was recovered from the water by the Marquette County Sheriff's Department Dive Team.
The incident is currently under investigation by the Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post. No other information will be released at this time pending an autopsy and identification of the deceased, police said.
Other assisting agencies include the Northern Michigan University Department of Public Safety, Marquette Township Fire Department and the Marquette General Hospital Ambulance Service.