Traverse City Police Find Evidence of Drugs in Van Submerged in River

We have an update on a death investigation in Grand Traverse County.

Traverse City police found evidence of drugs in a van with the body of Morgan Elmer.

Elmer’s body was found in the backseat of the van in the Boardman River Tuesday.

Police say they found evidence of drugs, like needles and spoons, but no drugs.

They say the keys were in the ignition and the van was in park.

We do know the van is registered to a man from Central Lake.

Autopsy results didn’t show any signs of trauma or cause of death.

The Traverse City Police Department says they are waiting on further test results, including toxicology results.