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Olivia Mackay’s Death Now Considered a Homicide

The cause of death has been determined from the autopsy that was performed on Olivia Mackay.   This suspicious death is officially being ruled a homicide.  At this time, we are not releasing the cause of death because of the ongoing investigation, and the potential for further details to jeopardize the investigation.  The Mount Pleasant Police Department detectives are continuing to work closely with the Kenosha Police Department to obtain further information and bring the responsible party(s) to justice.

Earlier posts:

The deceased female found on Louis Sorenson Road in the Village of Mount Pleasant, has been positively identified as 17 year old Olivia M. Mackay from Kenosha. Mackay was the subject of a missing persons report with the Kenosha Police Department. On Monday, July 24th, Mackay did not show up to her place of employment in Kenosha. Once her family was made aware of this, they began to look for her. The Kenosha Police Department worked with the Mount Pleasant Police Department and enquired about the identity of the deceased female that was found on Monday, July 24. Mackay’s family has been notified and positive identification made.

The circumstances surrounding the death of Olivia Mackay remain suspicious in nature. We will provide you with more information as it becomes available.

Update-On Tuesday July 25th, an autopsy was done on the female victim found off of Louis Sorensen Road in the Village of Mount Pleasant. More testing has to be done and the exact cause of death is unknown at this time.

Mount Pleasant Police Detectives and Officers have been working diligently on this case and we believe we have the identity of the female. Family notification is pending and we expect to release the name of the female victim after family has been notified.

The death investigation remains of suspicious nature.

7/26-From the Mount Pleasant Police Department An autopsy is scheduled to be performed this morning with the medical examiner.  Once positive identification of the deceased is made, and next of kin contacted, more information will be released.  Mount Pleasant Police Detectives are working with the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the identity of the female victim, as well as the manner, cause and circumstances surrounding the suspicious death.  Residents in the 11,000 block of Louis Sorenson are not in danger.  We will provide you with more information as it becomes available, and as we are able to.

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On Monday July 24, 2017 at 1:21pm Mount Pleasant Officers were dispatched to the 11000B of Louis Sorenson Rd for a report of a body found along the road in a forested area. The cause, manor and circumstance surrounding the death and identity of the victim remain under investigation by the Mount Pleasant Detectives. The Wisconsin State Crime Lab Response Team and the State Patrol Reconstruction Unit are also assisting in the investigation.Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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