UPDATE: Autopsy results show Kingsford man accidentally drowned

UPDATE: Autopsy results show Kingsford man accidentally drowned

UPDATE — 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015 (EDT)

Officers from Kingsford Public Safety say autopsy results on the body of Brian Bush have come back, and they indicate that the cause of death was accidental drowning.


UPDATE — 8:42 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015 (EDT)

The body found in the Menominee River Monday night has been identified as 32-year-old Brian Bush of Kingsford.

Kingsford Public Safety officers say they were called out to the Menominee River shortly after 6:00 p.m. to investigate a possible body in the Menominee River. They recovered the body, which was later identified by family members as Bush, who had been missing since Wednesday afternoon.

Police say an autopsy will be conducted to confirm the cause of death.

Kingsford Public Safety was assisted in the recovery by the Dickinson County Sheriff’s office and Beacon Ambulance. They also wish to thank the Michigan State Police, MSP Dive Team, the Michigan Department of Corrections ERT team, We Energies employees, and all of the citizens who assisted in the search.


UPDATE — 2:03 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015 (EDT)

The body of a missing man in Dickinson County is believed to have been found. Shortly after 6 p.m. Monday police recovered a body in the Menominee River near the Iron Mountain Kingsford Filtration plant.

Dive teams retrieved a boat from the water as well. Police are not confirming the identity of the body at this time, as the investigation is ongoing. More information will be released pending the completion of an initial investigation.


KINGSFORD — A man in Dickinson County is still missing tonight.

32–year–old Brian Michael Bush was last seen at the Menominee River Park in Kingsford Wednesday afternoon. Bush is 5’5″, weighs 145 lbs. and has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with any information on Brian’s whereabouts is asked to call the Kingsford Public Safety Department at (906) 774–2525.