UPDATE: Police identify man found dead in river

Lansing police found the body of 53-year-old John Darnell Jr. in a river near Scott Woods Park in Lansing Thursday night.

Police had been investigating the suspicious death since around 4:00 p.m. that afternoon. Three suspects have been arrested in relation to the death: a 26-year-old male, a 26-year-old female and a 27-year-old male. Police say charges will be sought through the Ingham County Prosecutor's Office.

The department says there are no other suspects and there is no threat to the public.

The State Police Fugitive Team passed on a tip to Lansing police Thursday afternoon. A dive team was sent to Scott Woods Park east of Pennsylvania Avenue. The body of the 53-year-old man was found around 10pm. The case is being treated as a homicide and the investigation is still going on.