Victims in apparent double overdose identified

By Michiana News Channel

LAKEVILLE — The two people found dead from a suspected drug overdose have been identified.

St. Joseph County Police were called, during the overnight hours of Monday morning, Dec. 19, to an area at the corner of Oak and Stanton roads south of Lakeville where they found Jennifer Ann Kelley, 30, of Walkerton and Tracy May Burns, 26, of Walkerton dead inside a vehicle.

Burns had been reported as missing to Marshall County law enforcement around 11 p.m. on Sunday night, after having last been seen by her boyfriend around 6 p.m. that evening.

Drugs and paraphernalia were found in the vehicle.

At this time, both deaths are under investigation by the County Police and County Coroner, but a fatal drug overdose is the suspected cause of death of both Kelly and Burns.

Anybody with information about this incident is asked to call the St. Joseph County Police
Department at 574-235-9569 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 800-342-STOP.