PARK TOWNSHIP, MI (WHTC) -- The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department has released the cause of death and the identity of a man who was found in a Park Township apartment parking lot on Tuesday. Captain Mark Bennett says the preliminary report from the Ottawa County Medcial Examiner's Office. Dr. David Stark has ruled the manner of death as a homicide due to multiple blunt force trauma to the head.
The man is identified as 38-year-old Jose Patricio Hernandez. He lived in the Amberwood Apartments near the intersection of 152nd Avenue and Ottawa Beach Road. The investigation is continuing with detectives working on a couple of leads. Anyone with information should contact Silent Observer at 877-88-SILENT or tips can be sent to http://mosotips.com.
Story by: Diane E Coston