Body found near Plaster Creek ID’d

An undated photo of Nena Samuel. (Courtesy of her online obituary)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police have identified the body of a woman found near Plaster Creek in Grand Rapids over a week ago.

The Grand Rapids Police Department has identified the woman as 35-year-old Nena Samuel of the Grand Rapids area.

On Nov. 9, workers cleaning the creek’s edge near The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center off S. Division Avenue north of 28th Street spotted the body and called 911.

Police said there were no signs of trauma in the autopsy and the cause of death will not be confirmed until toxicology results are processed.