Authorities identify body found in Portage

Police investigating after a body was discovered in the woods near Sprinkle Road and Meredith Street in Portage on Oct. 27, 2016.
Police investigating after a body was discovered in the woods near Sprinkle Road and Meredith Street in Portage on Oct. 27, 2016.

PORTAGE, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have identified the body found in Portage last week.

The Kent County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body found on Oct. 27 in a set of bushes near Sprinkle Road and Meredith Street as 54-year-old Rodney James Mullins of Portage.

The examination by the medical examiner found no signs of trauma. Final toxicology reports are still pending, according to a news release from the Portage Department of Public Safety.

Anyone with information is asked to call Portage Public Safety at 269.329.4561 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.