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UPDATE: BATES TOWNSHIP– On Monday April 8th, 2019, the Iron County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Iron River Police Department regarding a possible body within a Bates Township lake.

Iron County Sheriff’s Deputies responded and recovered the body of the missing 47-year-old Iron River man, Jay Luckey. Luckey was last seen Wednesday October 24th, 2018 in the Iron River Area.

The investigation continues into the cause of the death. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Michigan State Police and Iron River Police Department.


IRON COUNTY — The Iron County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating a missing person.

Jay Dee Luckey, a 47-year-old Missouri man, was last seen on Wednesday, October 24, in the Iron River area. 

He is described as a while male, brown hair, brown eyes, and about 6 feet tall.

Police ask that if anyone has information on Luckey’s location to contact the Iron County Sheriff’s Office at 906-875-0650.