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UPDATE: Toxicology Report Shows Alcohol in Teen's System When He Died

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Police have reported that a teenager found dead on the side of a Montmorency County road had alcohol in his system.

Travis Armstrong's body was found Saturday morning in Atlanta.

He died on Culver Road from hypothermia.

State police believe he likely attended a party at a friend's house Friday night, where there was alcohol.

State police say a toxicology test shows Armstrong had alcohol in his system, but they aren't saying how much.

Anyone who knows what Armstrong was doing Friday is asked to call police.


The results of a forensic autopsy show that Travis Armstrong probably died from hypothermia.

Police say even though they found no obvious signs of trauma or foul play, they are not ruling it out until the final results of the autopsy are received.

Police also report that Armstrong had likely gone to a party at a friend's home where people were drinking alcohol.

It is still unclear whether Armstrong was drinking alcohol or not.

The final results of the autopsy and toxicology reports may not be received for several weeks.

The Michigan State Police ask that you call the Alpena Post if you have any information that might help them with this investigation.


Michigan State Police are investigating the death of an Atlanta teenager.

Details are limited at this time, but what we do know is that 16-year-old Travis Armstrong was found dead just a few yards from his house. A neighbor stumbled upon Travis's body as they were leaving their house early Saturday morning on Culver Road.

Troopers from the Alpena Post are still investigating what caused Travis's death. They say they are not ruling out foul play, but say their preliminary investigation does not suggest it.

An autopsy will be performed Monday in Grand Rapids. Anyone with information about the investigation should call the Michigan State Police in Alpena at 989-354-4101.

Friends of Travis held a candle light vigil Sunday at 5:30 pm. The community is shaken by the death and wants answers.

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