Burned Body Of Professional Poker Player Susie Zhao Found In Michigan Park (VIDEO)
The body of professional poker player Susie Zhao was found in a Michigan park, police confirmed. She was just 33-year-old.
Police found a charred body in a park on the outskirts of Detroit on Monday and later identified that body as Zhao’s after taking fingerprints. Zhao is believed to have died the night of July 12th.
Zhao’s death is under investigation.
“The body was discovered at a parking area near the Pontiac Lake Trail the morning of July 13, according to White Lake Township Police Department.
The news release classifies the incident as a homicide. Detective Lieutenant Christopher Hild told WXYZ that the case could be connected to Zhao’s travels in the poker circuit around the country, or could be the result of meeting someone in the area when she returned recently.”
Zhao — who was known as “Susie Q” in the poker world — played in a number of tournaments and high-stakes games.
Zhao also played in the World Series of Poker main event.