Identities of two women found dead of suspected overdoses have been released

The two people found dead due to suspected drug overdoses have been identified.

St. Joseph County Police were called, during the overnight hours of Monday morning, Dec. 19, to the area of Oak & Stanton Roads where they found Jennifer Ann Kelley, 30, of Walkerton and Tracy May Burns, 26, of Walkerton dead inside a vehicle.

Burns had been reported as missing to Marshall County law enforcement around 11 p.m. on Sunday night, after having last been seen by her boyfriend aroudn 6 p.m. that evening.

Drugs and paraphernalia were found in the vehicle.

At this time, both deaths are under investigation by the County Police and County Coroner, but fatal drug overdose is the suspected cause of death of both Kelly and Burns.

Anybody with information about this incident is asked to call the St. Joseph County Police
Department at 574-235-9569 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 800-342-STOP.


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