The Kalamazoo Gazette reported the body of 62-year-old Joan Marie Staskus was found Thursday morning. She was reported missing Wednesday after she left with her dog in Kalamazoo County’s Maple Grove Township. The animal returned later without her.
Dogs from the sheriff’s office and Michigan State Police searched the area and found Staskus’ body. A helicopter also was used in the search.
The death was under investigation.