Michael Painter, 1975 Case Details
- Michael Painter lived in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. He was 18 years old at the time of his death.
- He was last seen about 5:00 p.m. on March 6, 1975 by a friend in Dearborn Heights. Painter was in his car with an unknown male.
- There are no known ties between Dearborn Heights and Livingston County.
- On March 7, 1975 at 07:45 a.m. the Livingston County Sheriff's Office responded to Curdy Road in Oceola Township as a bus driver had observed a body in a field.
- Michael Painter's car was found on March 14, 1975 in a parking lot behind an apartment complex in Detroit.
- It appears that Michael's body was left in the field after a snowfall.
- As of this date several people have been interviewed and items have been sent to the Michigan State Police Crime Lab.