Update: Police find person of interest in Pickford homicide investigation dead

Jarett Woodgate
Jarett Woodgate(MSP)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 3:42 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 17, 2022 at 11:25 AM EDT
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PICKFORD, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: Aug. 17, 2022 at 10:56 AM EDT:

Michigan State Police located Jarett Woodgate dead near his residence in Sault Ste. Marie.

Woodgate was a person of interest wanted for questioning in the homicide of 42-year-old Melissa Beaudry. Beaudry was also from the Sault Ste. Marie area.

Troopers advise there is no threat to the public and the investigation is on-going.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

LAST PUBLISHED: Aug. 15, 2022 at 3:42 PM EDT

A homicide is under investigation in Chippewa County, and investigators are looking for a person of interest.

According to the Michigan State Police, troopers from the Sault Ste. Marie Post are investigating an alleged homicide that was reported Sunday around 10:02 p.m. Troopers responded to 4284 Clauss Row in Pickford.

The victim is a 42-year-old woman. Her name has not been released.

The MSP calls it an active scene. Troopers are looking for a person of interest wanted for questioning in the investigation. They are asking anyone who has information about where Jarett Woodgate is to contact the Sault Ste. Marie Post at 906-632-2217 or 911.

Woodgate is a 49-year-old man from the Sault Ste. Marie area. Woodgate is described as a white man with short brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5′10″ and approximately 245 lbs. He is still wanted for questioning as of Tuesday morning.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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