Missing Alger County man’s body discovered in AuTrain Township

ALGER COUNTY — The body of a Christmas man who was last seen Tuesday has been found in Alger County.

The Negaunee Post of the Michigan State Police say John Hongisto, 69, died of an apparent medical emergency.  His body was discovered Friday in AuTrain Township near Buckbay Road and M-94.  Troopers believe he was walking to a berry patch when he suffered the medical emergency.  His vehicle was found several hours earlier Friday near a power line.

Troopers say there are no signs of foul play.