UPDATE: ‘Suspicious death’ in Lansing is now a homicide investigation

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UPDATE: 11/23/20 1:30 PM (WLNS) — A suspicious death investigation in Lansing has turned into a homicide investigation. Police say 43-year-old Samuel Gregory Hinkle, from Lansing, was found dead inside an apartment on the 5500 block of Joshua Street. Police say the investigation status change is based on recent Medical Examiner findings.

6 News is working to get more information on how the victim died. We will update this story as we get those new details. In the meantime, if you have any information on this case, please call Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP.

ORIGINAL LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)— Lansing Police say they’re investigating a suspicious death, at an apartment complex within the city.

According to officers, they were dispatched to an apartment in the 5500 block of Joshua St on a medical call.

Upon arrival, officers found a 43-year-old male who was unresponsive inside. Lansing Fire Department Medics pronounced him dead on the scene.

Officers and Detectives continue to investigate the death of the 43-year-old. An autopsy
will be conducted by a Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.

The Lansing Police Department encourages anyone with information with regard to this investigation to call one of the following: Lansing Police Department 517-483-4600, Detective Matt Salmon 517-483-6855, or message the Lansing Police Department Facebook page.

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