Updated April 21, 2016: The search for Geoffrey Michael Bowen has ended. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reported on April 21, 2016 that Geoffrey Michael Bowen, missing from Jackson County, was located Wednesday April 20th, in Northfield Township Michigan near US-23 near Territorial Road in a wooded area. Mr. Bowen was found deceased in his vehicle. A Michigan State Police helicopter located the vehicle in the wooded area. Northfield Township Police Officers then approached the vehicle and located Bowen, deceased. The family of Geoffrey Bowen has been notified. The investigation is being handled by Northfield Township Police. Rest in Peace Mr. Bowen.
Geoffrey “Geoff” Michael Bowen is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran who went missing from Brooklyn, Michigan on Thursday, March 31, 2016. Geoff Bowen is believed to be driving a 1989 Ford Bronco, dark blue with white stripes and a Michigan Marine Veteran license plate OLCC7. The Ford Bronco has a white “Browning” decal on the top of the front windshield. It is believed that Geoff Bowen may be accompanied by his dog named Archie. Archie is a heavier set English Bulldog who is white and brown in color. Geoff Bowen lives in Norvell Township, Michigan.
Family has shared that they believe that he may have traveled to Northern Michigan / Northern Lower Peninsula. They believe that he may have changed the color of the Ford Bronco and mentioned that he likes to spray paint items camouflage.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office wants to check on the welfare of Geoff Bowen and he is not wanted in connection with any crime. On April 4, 2016, his family has shared that there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to the finding of Geoff Bowen (poster shown in images below)
Geoffrey Michael Bowen is 28 years old as of the date he was last seen in March 2016. Geoff Bowen is described as a white male standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing approximately 175 pounds. Geoff Bowen has short brown hair and a short brown beard, but a screenshot from recent security camera footage (shown below) shows that he may have shaved his beard.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of Geoffrey Michael Bowen, contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reference case #138-7651-16 at 517-768-7901 or dial 9-1-1. (NamUs MP # 33256)
1- Update April 6, 2016: Jackson County Sheriffs Office confirmed Geoff Bowen went missing from Brooklyn, Michigan and not Saline, Michigan as we had previously been informed.