A Michigan family missing for nearly two weeks has been found dead, according to multiple reports.
The bodies of Michael Dougherty, 35, Amanda Pomeroy, 32, and their 8-month-old son Jacob Dougherty were discovered by the Ogemaw County Sheriff's Office Saturday, just three days after the Michigan State Police issued an endangered missing advisory, according to ABC affiliate WJRT.
The Bay City family was last seen on Jan. 12 in the Standish-Sterling area after dropping their 9-year-old daughter off at a friend's house, the outlet previously reported.
When the couple failed to answer their phones or social media days later, family members grew concerned and alerted the Bay City Department of Public Safety (BCDPS), which officially reported the couple missing on Jan 16, WJRT reported.
At the time, it was believed they were traveling with their infant son, but it was not confirmed, police reportedly noted in their advisory.
Around 4:25 p.m. on Saturday, a snowmobiler spotted a stranded vehicle matching the description of the family's in a wooded area off Stoney Ridge Road in Rose Township in Ogemaw County, according to WJRT.
Police reportedly located the family's bodies outside the vehicle, though it was unclear how far away from their car they were found.
Investigators who were at the scene told the outlet that they found the family's car stuck on a boulder.
Following the gruesome discovery, the missing persons case was closed by both BCDPS and the Michigan State Police, M Live reported.
A cause or manner of death for the family has not been released, and the Ogemaw County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the incident, according to WJRT.
In the wake of the incident, a GoFundMe page was set up to assist the couple's older daughter, Michelle.
"We are doing what we can to help this family as they have to plan a funeral for 3 of their family members," the page reads. "We hope to raise enough to cover the funeral costs so this family doesn't have to worry about that along with their grieving."
"Any remaining funds will go to… Michelle, Doug and Amanda's daughter, and for anything she may need," the page continues.
Those interesting in donating to the GoFundMe can do so here.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the sheriff's office at 989-345-3111.
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