8-Thirty day period-Aged Baby and Moms and dads Observed Lifeless in Ogemaw County

Many questions will need answering soon after a relatives of a few was observed lifeless in a wooded place in Rose Township.

Amanda Pomeroy, 32, Douglass Dougherty, 35, and Jacob Dougherty, 8 months, had been described missing from Bay City on Jan. 16. On Jan. 23, a snowmobiler noticed their truck even though riding out in the vicinity of Stoney Ridge Highway in Rose Township and reported it to the police. On arrival, they identified the 3 relatives customers laying in a nearby snowbank.

Ogemaw County Sheriff Brian Gilbert mentioned the loved ones experienced been identified to go to the area and they are nonetheless trying to figure out just what occurred. “We do not come to feel there’s any foul enjoy at this time but there is an autopsy scheduled for tomorrow so that will tie a good deal of free finishes,” he reported.

Doug’s sister Lisa Norton said she has hardly ever felt agony like this. “I’ve dropped a great deal of people today in my lifetime but I never imagine I have at any time felt decline like this in advance of,” she reported. “It’s just a totally vacant emotion. Let alone getting rid of just one of them but to have shed all three of them.”

Doug endured with an addiction problem, but Norton claimed that’s not who her brother was or how they will recall him. “Whatever anybody’s earlier is, that doesn’t outline them as a individual,” she said. Yes he did have an dependancy and we do realize that but it was not him. It was the medicines that turned him into in some cases the person that he was and we know that it was not him. If people get far better and stuff their previous should not outline who they are.”

The pair was collectively for about 19 yrs, and Norton mentioned that they had been excellent dad and mom jointly. “She liked staying a mother. She totally beloved getting a mom.”

Norton included that they had been touring on a snowmobile observe and acquired trapped on a boulder and they weren’t dressed for the weather conditions. The Ogemaw County Sheriff’s Office will not be equipped to make any conclusions until eventually immediately after the autopsy is entire.