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Body found on the side of road declared a homicide

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the discovery of a dead body on the side of the road.

Someone driving down 16 Mile near Myers Lake on Wednesday stopped after spotting what he thought was a dead deer in the snow. It turned out to be the victim.

Police have identified the deceased as 54-year old Steven Carl Day of Grand Rapids.

The Kent County Medical Examiner's Office completed an autopsy Thursday, December 19th.

They did not release the cause of death but did determine the manner of death was a homicide.

The suspects have been arrested and were lodged at the Kent County Correctional Facility early Friday morning.

Their names are being withheld pending arraignment.

Meantime, anyone with additional information about this investigation is asked to call the Kent County Sheriff Department at 616-336-3113 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.