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Person Found Dead Near St. Clair in January Identified

A hunter discovered the body back on Jan. 11th.

Police have released the identity of the person found dead in January in a wooded area of East Norwegian Twp.

A hunter discovered the body of a person in the wooded area near Tunnel Rd., an area near the St. Clair Industrial Park in the late-morning hours of Jan. 11. 

At the time, police were unable to identify the person found. 

However, through dental and medical records, police say they’ve identified the deceased as Walter Gera, 51. 

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Police say no foul play is suspected in the man’s death.

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