Body of missing Canadian found in Michigan landfill
Authorities in Michigan say they have identified a body found in a Flint-area landfill as that of a 38-year-old Canadian man who had been missing since last month.
The Flint Journal reports police have confirmed the body found Friday by a worker at the Brent Run landfill in Montrose Township was that of Kevin Joseph Arendt of Mississauga, Ont.
Authorities suspect his body arrived in a shipment of Canadian garbage.
Police say Arendt was last seen leaving a bar June 27. Cause of death wasn't known.
Authorities say no foul play is suspected, but the investigation is ongoing.
The landfill is about 110 kilometres northwest of Detroit.
Sgt. Jamie Cochran says a worker discovered the body while uncovering the landfill.
Cochran says he believes the body likely came to the landfill in a truckload of garbage from Canada.
Cochran said the condition of the body suggests he'd been dead for some time. Hurley Medical Center was conducting an autopsy.
Peel police told the Toronto Star the body of a missing Mississauga man was found in Michigan on the weekend.
According to the Star, Arendt, 38, was last seen leaving a bar in his navy blue Jeep Wednesday night near Dundas St. W. and Confederation Parkway in Mississauga.