Body of missing man found 1 year later

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PAW PAW, Mich. (WILX) -- A missing person's case News 10 has been following for more than a year has had a tragic ending.

Family is telling us Friday that the body of Jerome Ezell has been found.

His girlfriend, Jasmine Hill, told News 10 Friday night that Ezell's body was found in the woods in Paw Paw and police are treating his death as a homicide.

We're working to get more answers from police.

Paw Paw is nearly 100 miles away from where Ezell's car was found. His child was still strapped in a baby seat.

Hill says police told her his body was badly decomposed and had been identified through DNA tests.