Woman’s body found in ditch along I-94 treated as ‘suspicious’

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Troopers are treating the discovery of a 59-year-old woman’s body found in a ditch along I-94 near Battle Creek as suspicious.

According to Michigan State Police, Vanessa Wilder’s body was found in a ditch along the right lane of eastbound I-94, just west of Capital Avenue around 4:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Her cause of death is unknown.

MSP says the investigation is ongoing.

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