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UPDATE: MSP says missing woman’s body was found Friday

31-year-old Channelle Leigh Dennard’s body was found during a ground and water search.
MSP says 31-year-old Channelle Leigh Dennard (pictured) abandoned her vehicle on US-2 in...
MSP says 31-year-old Channelle Leigh Dennard (pictured) abandoned her vehicle on US-2 in Mackinac County.(Michigan State Police)
Published: Oct. 29, 2020 at 11:56 AM EDT|Updated: Nov. 6, 2020 at 12:50 PM EST
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MACKINAC COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: Nov. 6, 2020, 12:45 p.m.

The Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post says they have located the body of the downstate woman they’ve been searching for.

The MSP says during a ground and water search on Friday in Moran Township, they found the body 31-year-old Channelle Leigh Dennard, of downstate Southfield.

Dennard was reported missing on Oct. 27 and her vehicle had been found abandoned on US-2 in Mackinac County on Oct. 28.

MSP says no foul play is suspected in her death.

No other information was released.

Assisting agencies include United States Coast Guard, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office, Mackinac County 911 Coordinator and EMD Director, United States Border Patrol, Mackinac County E.M.S., Mackinac County Medical Examiner, and St. Ignace Fire Department.

ORIGINAL STORY: Oct. 29, 2020, 11:56 a.m.

The Michigan State Police (MSP) have issued an Endangered Missing Advisory (EMA) for a woman who abandoned her car in Mackinac County.

MSP says 31-year-old Channelle Leigh Dennard is 5′4″ tall, and weighs 199 pounds. Dennard is an African American woman with black hair and brown eyes, as pictured above. She was last seen wearing knee-high dark boots, with blue jeans, her glasses and a denim jacket.

Troopers says Dennard’s vehicle, a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox with Michigan license plate AJP112 was found abandoned on US-2 near Association Road in Mackinac County.

The MSP says Dennard had made statements that she was in fear of harming herself or others.

If you have any information on where Dennard may be, please call the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post at 906-643-7582 or dial 911.

TV6 will update this story as more information become available.

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