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Friday, April 17th, 2015


Help Needed in Cold Case File – Body Found in 1986 in Norvell, Near Grass Lake

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Help Needed in Identifying a
Found Body from 1986 Cold Case
On August 25, 1986 Norvell Township Police Department was dispatched to the scene of a body found in a field in the area of Wamplers Lake Road, (M-124) and Deer Ridge Lane. This case was later turned over to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office in December of 2008 when Norvell PD was disbanded.
At this time DNA samples along with dental records have been collected and entered into a Law Enforcement Database.

artists conception

artists conception

Norvell John DoeB
The victim is described as:
– White male
– 23-35 years of age
– 5’8” to 6’ tall
– 150-170 pounds
– Medium length blonde hair
At the time of this incident he was wearing:
– Tie dyed short sleeve t-shirt
– Tan corduroy trousers/pants
– Black leather belt with red design
– White socks
– Black & White tennis shoes with Velcro closures
The following drawings/sketches were composed by a member of the Michigan State University Forensic Anthropology Lab.
Anyone with information as to the identity of this man is encouraged to call Detective Tom Jaakkola at (517)768-7934.