Missing teen from Menominee found dead in river Tuesday

MENOMINEE — The body of a Menominee teenager missing since Nov. 9 was found Tuesday afternoon in the Menominee River near Stephenson Island in Marinette, Wis.

A search located 17-year-old Kristin Hope Gromoske’s body in the water about 3 p.m., according to a news release from the Menominee City Police Department.

Gromoske vanished after leaving her mother’s home in Menominee. Her mother had posted on Facebook that her daughter had left with someone on her own accord, WBAY-TV reported.

The death remains under investigation and more information “will be forthcoming,” the release stated.

Officers were assisted in the search by the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office, Marinette City Police Department and the Michigan and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources.


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