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Police Called for Report of Foul Odor at Michigan College Find Body of Missing Man Inside Air Vents

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Nov. 29 2023, Published 10:03 a.m. ET

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The body of a missing Michigan man was found inside the ventilation system of Macomb Community College, according to authorities.

On Nov. 26, police were called to the Macomb Center for Performing Arts to perform a search of the building in an attempt to locate the source of the foul odor, Macomb Daily reported.

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During the search, officers found the body of 36-year-old Jason Anthony Thompson inside the air vents at the Center Campus center in Clinton Township.

A performance was scheduled for that afternoon at the arts center, and authorities said it went on as planned.

Thompson was reported missing to the Sterling Heights Police Department on Nov. 1 and was last seen by his family on Oct. 25, officials said.

Macomb Community College Police said they are awaiting a cause of death from the Macomb County medical examiner.

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“There is no reason to suspect foul play,” said Macomb College Police Chief William Leavens in a news release. “At this point, it is important to remember that this is an ongoing investigation, with the goal to understand the circumstances.”

Authorities said Thompson has no connection to the Michigan college.

In a statement from MCC, officials said, “The college community extends heartfelt condolences during this difficult time to Mr. Thompson’s family and friends.”


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