PICKFORD, Mich. (WJMN) – UPDATE: Michigan State Police have announced that Jarett Woodgate has been found dead. Woodgate was the man wanted for questioning as a person of interest in the death of Melissa Beaudry.

The investigation continues and further details will be released as investigators complete their work.


Michigan State Police (MSP) are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who is wanted as a person of interested from a homicide investigation in Pickford.

According to MSP, troopers are investigating an alleged homicide reported on Sunday at 10:02 p.m. The incident happened at a home on 4284 Clauss Row in Pickford.

The victim, a 42-year-old woman, has not been publicly identified.

Authorities are searching for Jarett Woodgate as a person of interest who is wanted for questioning.

Michigan State Police issued additional details about Woodgate to help the public identify him. He is 5’10” and weighs approximately 245 pounds. He has brown eyes. Woodgate’s natural color is brown.

“Jarett Woodgate is described as a white male with short brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5’10 and approximately 245 pds.

Contact MSP at 906-632-2217 or call 911 if you have information about the incident or where Jared Woodgate can be found.