The three-day, community-wide search for a missing 10-year-old Belding boy came to a tragic end Monday afternoon after his body was discovered by divers in the Flat River near one of his favorite fishing spots. Devon Morrison disappeared after he left his home alone to go fishing Saturday. His disappearance spawned a search that involved hundreds of volunteers, supporters and members of law enforcement, who searched night and day for the missing boy. Morrison’s body was found at 12:53 p.m. Monday in the Flat River near the Ashfield Street bridge.
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Devon Morrison loves fishing. He took up the activity when he found it had a calming affect on his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Authorities investigating the disappearance of 10-year-old Devon Morrison will be ending group searches tonight once the environment becomes too dark for volunteers to search safely, according to Police Chief Dale Nelson.
More than 22 hours since he was last spotted, the search continues today for a 10-year-old Belding boy who went missing after he left his home to go fishing along the Flat River Saturday morning.
Belding police, and many members of the Belding community, are currently searching for a 10-year-old boy who went missing after fishing along the Flat River Saturday morning.
A dead body was found Friday evening by a group of children along a dirt walking trail between the Jacklyn and Brentwood apartment complexes near Kenwood Avenue.
On the second story of Belding City Hall, in a corner office, sits a desk stacked with nearly a dozen folders filled with hundreds of files of paperwork. The office belongs to City Manager Meg Mullendore, who on certain work days admits she cannot recognize the top of her desk, buried in files.
The setting was informal, but the topic was deadly serious. More than two dozen people took time out of their Tuesday afternoon to meet with U.S. Rep. Justin Amash outside of the Belding Burger King.
When Belding resident Byron Davey and his wife Debra celebrated their first Belding Labor Day celebration together in 1972, it was just the two of them for the newlywed couple. Forty-one years later, and the Daveys found themselves celebrating yet another Belding Labor Day celebration this holiday weekend, but this time, it was with their three children, their spouses, and seven grandchildren.
While the world may be settling down for the final holiday weekend of the summer, the wheels are turning in Belding — as in ferris wheels and tilt-a-whirl carnival rides, which have transformed the city for the weekend as it celebrates the 108th annual Belding Labor Day Celebration festival.