identify teen found dead in Novi Sunday morning
NOVI, MI - Preliminary autopsy results indicate 18 year-old Kostika Fushi of Macomb County died of hypothermia.
Toxicology results are not yet available.
is believed Kostika was attending the University of
Detroit Mercy on an academic scholarship, and had
website to draw
attention to the problem of teen prescription drug
WXYZ ABC News is
reporting 15 people from the event Kostika attended /
tried to attend were treated at Providence Park Hospital
Novi PD investigating after body found off Grand River
Ave. Sunday morning
December 22, 2013
NOVI, MI - The
Novi Police Department is investigating a death reported
on Sunday morning. According to officials, a passer-by
called 9-1-1 after seeing a person lying in the snow and unresponsive just
west of the Suburban Collection Showplace.
Novi Police and Fire
responded and located a deceased male subject just off
the sidewalk in the area, which is on the north side of
Grand River Avenue east of Beck Road.
Deputy Chief Jerrod
Hart reports that at this time foul play is not suspected,
but the investigation is ongoing. The deceased is
believed to be about 20 years-old.
We have multiple
unconfirmed reports that the deceased was in the area to
Life In Color event at the Showplace. One witness
reports he was scantly dressed. Internet comments on
WDIV's website report numerous people had trouble
finding rides back to their hotels in the freezing rain following the event.
The area is busier than
usual this weekend with a gun and knife show taking
place Saturday and Sunday at the Showplace, and of
course traffic heading to and from the shopping centers.