Body Discovered in Wetmore Pond

An investigation is underway into the discovery of a body in Marquette County.

The body was found in the water at Wetmore Pond by hikers. Police were called to the scene at approximately 6:40 p.m. Thursday. The body was recovered from the water by the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department dive team.

The incident is under investigation by the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post. No other information is being released at this time pending an autopsy and identification of the deceased.

Other agencies assisting included the NMU Department of Public Safety, Marquette Township Fire Department and Marquette General Hospital ambulance service.