The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal camper trailer fire over the weekend.
It happened on Saturday around 4:40 am, deputies were called along with Osceola County EMS and Marion Fire/Rescue to the Cadillac Woods Campground in Highland Township, for a camper trailer on fire with possibly an older male subject inside.
Witnesses reported the rear half of the camper to be fully engulfed.
Upon arrival of fire personnel and the fire being extinguished, fire personnel located a body inside the camper.
Investigation determined the body to be 53-year old Jeanette Marie Whitenton, formerly of Oxford, Michigan. According to police, Whitenton had been staying at the campground with her husband for approximately a week. Whitenton’s husband, who was residing at the campground with her, was not in the area at the time of the fire.
The Michigan State Police Fire Marshal was called to the scene and conducted an investigation as to the cause of the fire. While the exact cause of the fire is still under investigation, it is not believed to be suspicious as of this time.
Further investigation by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is still ongoing as well.