UPDATE: Search continues for two missing persons

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DELTA COUNTY — UPDATE: A reward of more than $2,000 is now being offered in the disappearance of LeeAnn Wilmoth and Eric Ruska.

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Authorities in Delta County searching for LeeAnn Marie Wilmoth, 28, and Eric Scott Ruska, 37, have ended the search of Chicago Lake.  Police tell Local 3’s Mollie Hollebeke that about a search of the lake’s approximately 180 acre area did not result in locating the two missing people.

Police also say that while the water search has ended, the land search for Wilmoth and Ruska will continue. 

The last known contact with the missing persons was reportedly on Sunday, July 9. They were believed to be in the Chicago Lake area in Delta County.

The investigation is continuing, as the search involves multiple agencies and areas throughout Delta, Alger and Marquette counties.

Wilmoth and Ruska may be traveling in a Black 2006 Chevy Colorado with a Michigan registration of BVB 7631. The vehicle is reportedly very rusty. 

If you see either of these subjects – or the vehicle – contact the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post at (906) 475-9922.

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DELTA / ALGER / MARQUETTE COUNTIES — The Michigan State Police Negaunee Post is requesting assistance in locating LeeAnn Marie Wilmoth, 28, and Eric Scott Ruska, 37, after receiving a complaint of two missing persons.

The last known contact with the missing persons was reportedly on Sunday July 9. They were believed to be in the Chicago Lake area in Delta County.

The investigation is continuing, as the search involves multiple agencies and areas throughout Delta, Alger and Marquette counties.

Wilmoth and Ruska may be traveling in a Black 2006 Chevy Colorado with a Michigan registration of BVB 7631. The vehicle is reportedly very rusty. 

Anybody that has seen either of these subjects or the vehicle is asked to contact the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post at (906) 475-9922.

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