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Missing teen found murdered


Mujey Dumbuya, an East Kentwood High School student, was last seen January 24 in Grand Rapids. Photo from Silent Observer.

Did you see this girl?

The body of a 16-year-old East Kentwood High School girl was found in Kalamazoo. On Sunday, January 28, 2018, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety found the body of Mujey Dumbuya, in the 800 block of N. Prairie Ave in a wooded area. Mujey was reported as a runaway on January 25 in Grand Rapids, and was last seen in the early morning hours of January 24. 

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is investigating her death as a homicide.

Mujey Dumbuya had on pink tennis shoes like this one, but one of them was missing.

Mujey was wearing a black Columbia jacket, white and pink T-shirt with a print of Cinderella’s face on the front, blue jeans, and pink Nike tennis shoes. Her right shoe was missing when she was found. 

If you have any information as to how Mujey got to Kalamazoo, who she was with, saw her between January 24-28, located her other shoe, or if you have any other information that can help police figure out the details of this very tragic homicide, call Grand Rapids Police at 616-456-3400, Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety at 517-337-8994,or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 or go to silentobserver.org and submit a crime tip. You can also download the Silent Observer app to your cell phone.


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Cedar Springs cheer wins conference meet

Cedar Springs Varsity Cheer team takes first place at the second OK White Conference meet.

Cedar Springs Varsity Cheer team takes first place at the second OK White Conference meet.

Cedar Springs JV Cheer team earned their highest score of the season.

Cedar Springs JV Cheer team earned their highest score of the season.

On Wednesday, January 25, Cedar Springs High School hosted the second OK White Conference meet of the season.
Since Cedar Springs JV is the only JV team in the OK White Conference, they have one goal set for each conference meet—to beat their own high score. On Wednesday they did just that. At the end of round 1, Cedar Springs JV received a score 193.7; round 2 brought them a score of 165.8 and a subtotal score of 359.5; at the completion of round 3 they earned an additional 260.4 and a total score of 619.9, their highest scores of the season.
There are four teams competing at the Varsity level for OK White Conference Champs.
After round 1, Cedar Springs Varsity took the lead with a score of 226.7 and less than a one-point lead. Round 2 gained an additional 222.3, a subtotal score of 449 and almost a 14-point lead. At the completion of round 3 they earned a score of 303 and a final score of 752, securing their first place finish with a 20-point lead.
Saturday, January 28, the JV and Varsity teams traveled to East Kentwood High School for the LMCCOA Scholarship Invitational.
Nine teams competed at the JV level.
In round 1 they earned a score of 169.5. In round 2, they gained an additional 156.98, bringing their subtotal to 326.48. They gained an additional 245.9 points in round 3, giving them a final score of 572.38 and a fifth place finish.
Thirteen teams competed in the D2 Varsity division. Round 1 earned Cedar Springs a score of 224.7. They gained an additional 221.64 in round 2, bringing them a subtotal score of 446.34. The completion of round 3 gained them an additional 288.2 points, a total score of 734.54 and a fourth place finish.
On Saturday, February 4, Cedar Springs JV and Varsity will travel to Southgate on the east side of the state to compete at the Southgate Anderson Invitational.

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