Woman's body found along I-94 in Battle Creek, State police investigating as suspicious


Michigan State Police are investigating a suspicious death in Battle Creek.

MSP says they were called to eastbound I-94 west of Capital Avenue Wednesday around 4:20 p.m. for an unresponsive person.

When troopers got to the scene, they found a woman's body in the ditch on the south side of the highway.

She has been identified as 59-year-old Vanessa Wilder.

Wilder was pronounced dead on the scene. There's no word on what caused her death or if she had been in car prior to being found in the ditch.

State police told Newschannel 3 they are investigating her death as suspicious.

They are asking anyone who might have information about what happened to call the Michigan State Police Marshall post at 269-558-0500 or Silent Observer at 269-964-3888.

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