Michigan man Noah Kerridge has been missing for five months and found dead

A 20-year-old man who left his home in Waterford Township, Michigan and went for a walk five months ago but never returned was found dead, a Waterford Township police investigator said. Said this week.

Police found Noakerridge’s body on a wooded embankment on the Rouge River in Southfield on Wednesday, September 22, according to a press release provided to Dateline. The release also stated that Noah’s search was underway and that it was new information that led to his body.

Noah Kerridge (Helping Search Noah Kerridge Facebook Page)

Noah Kerridge (Help me find the Noah Kerridge Facebook page)

Linden High School’s 2019 graduates left the Waterford Township, Michigan apartment complex, where they were last seen shortly before 5 pm on April 19, 2021, and lived with their father Keith Kerridge. .. He left the complex telling his father to go for a walk, but never returned.

Noah’s stepfather, Josh, lives in Linden, Michigan, about an hour away from Noah’s mother, Sarah Whitson. I told Dateline in Aprill It was not uncommon for Noah to go for a walk. But when he didn’t come back, his family was worried.

“Unusually, he didn’t come home, and he hadn’t been in contact with anyone before,” Josh said in April.

The disappearance report was filed with the Waterford Township Police Department, and Noah’s extensive search has been underway for months. The latest search took place on Wednesday in the woodlands near Telegraph Road and 12 Mile Road, with the support of Oakland County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team and Southfield Police Department.

Noah’s body was discovered during the search. The cause of death has not been revealed, but police say no misconduct is suspected.

Noah, who worked when he disappeared at a local gas station in Waterford, graduated from Linden High School in 2019, ran cross-country, and was on the robotics team.

His family created a Facebook group.Help me find Noah KerridgeOrganized the search and posted the latest information about his case. Today’s update by Noah’s mother, Sarah, broke the news.

“This isn’t the post I’ve ever wanted to make, or the news we wanted to hear. Our precious Noah found an angel today at the young age of 20. Our little family Give me time for processing and sorrow. This was even more difficult because I had to talk to the kids on the phone. We are all together and taking this day every day.

Thanks to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Waterford Police Station, and Jane Doe investigation. Thanks to everyone who prayed, shared, and helped with the leaflets.

Mom loves Noah. I feel very lonely because you are not here. See you again someday. ?? “