Missing Kent Co. man found dead

Authorities are searching for missing Kent County man Joseph Carter.

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A missing Kent County man was found dead by authorities Tuesday afternoon.

Joseph David Carter, 35, had last been heard from by family Sunday afternoon. Carter is described by a white man standing 5-foot-11, weighing 145 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a green or brown winter hat, green hooded jacket, dark pants and boots.

His vehicle was located in Lamoreaux Park in Plainfield Township, where authorities said a note making suicidal statements was found. Authorities said it didn’t threaten to harm others.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kent County Sheriff’s Office at 616.632.6357 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.