UPDATE: Suspicious Death Investigation
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Lansing Police Department responded to the intersection of Herbert and Wilson St., to meet with City of Lansing Public Service Department. Public Service workers advised they had made a discovery of a body within the city’s sewer system during routine maintenance checks. 

LPD worked in conjunction with The Lansing Fire Department (LFD) Confined Space Rescue Team to recover the body.

Investigators from the Michigan State Police, Lansing Police Crime Scene Investigations and the Ingham County Medical Examiner’s office assisted with on scene investigations and recovery of evidence. The body was transported to a local hospital for autopsy and forensic analysis.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lansing Police Detective Mike Looney at 517-483-6869.



Danny Lee Tamez (33 years old) was recently reported as a Missing Person out of Lansing, MI. No cause of death has been determined at this time. Continued analysis regarding the cause of death is being performed and results will be made available when complete.

Anyone with information is directed to call Lansing Police Detective Mike Looney at 517-483-6869 or Michigan State Police Detective Andrew Adamczyk at 517-483-6866.




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