Man’s Body Found in Ionia Co. Road; Police Call Death Suspicious

Investigators are now calling the death of a man found dead in the middle of a mid-Michigan road suspicious.

Deputies say they found Nicholas Hoppes’ body Monday morning in the northbound lanes of Charlotte Highway in Ionia County’s Danby Township.

The sheriff’s office says Hoppes is from nearby Portland, Michigan and have deemed the death suspicious.

They’re unsure if he was killed in a crash or some other way.