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Missing Howell woman found dead in friend’s basement

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Kelly Dorsey - Howell NJ
Kelly Dorsey - Howell NJ

Editor’s note: This story was originally date-lined Howell, NJ incorrectly. It has since been corrected to Howell, MI.

HOWELL TOWNSHIP, MI – A 59-year-old woman who was the focus of a township-wide search over the past five days has been found.

Police said Kelly Dorsey, 59, went missing on September 4th. A community-wide search was conducted over the next five days. On September 9th, she was found dead in a friend’s basement laundry room.

She was found at around 8:30 am by the friend, whose name was not released.


Police said Dorsey entered the man’s home and went to the basement. It is believed that she died by suicide. The police did not release any further details.

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