State Investigators called for suspicious death in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING, Mich (WBUP) — Local police are investigating a suspicious death they discovered on Friday evening.

The Ishpeming Police Department found a woman under the ice around six feet from shore in the lake next to Excelsior Street.

Earlier in the day a vehicle was found in a ditch off the same street and police received a report of a missing person.

Lacie Borchert was last seen at her home on Friday morning, the vehicle was identified as the vehicle she usually drives. The body was transported to UP Health Systems – Marquette where an autopsy will be performed.

Officers contacted the Michigan State Police Crime Lab to assist in the ongoing investigation. Anyone who had contact with Lacie recently is being asked to call the Ishpeming Police Department at (906) 486 – 4416.