Police dig for body in homicide case on Detroit's east side

Posted at 11:17 AM, May 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-22 17:15:34-04

Officials from the Detroit Police Police Department and the FBI are searching a location on Detroit's east side for a body in a homicide investigation. 

Investigators are in the area of Lappin on Detroit's east side. 

According to Detroit Police Captain Mike McGinnis, the homicide victim is possibly buried in a vacant field in the area. 

The investigation stems from an incident from 2008. Officers are trying to locate a black male between the ages of 18 and 24. 

McGinnis added that officers are looking through their missing persons database and following up on a tip. 

At this point, they have not uncovered anything. 

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