Kalamazoo, MI: On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded to the area of Gull Rd. and Ray St. reference a body floating in the Kalamazoo River. Upon arrival officers located the subject and determined that the he was deceased. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division were called to the scene to assist in the investigation.
The deceased subject is described as a white male in his 50’s. The incident is still under investigation and the exact cause of death will not be known until an autopsy is performed.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
The deceased subject has been identified as Kalamazoo Resident, Timothy Robert Burns (52yrs). The incident is still under investigation and the exact cause of death will not be known until an autopsy is performed.
By authority of: Sgt William Moore
Date: January 10, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139