Authorities: 2 Dead Following Detroit House Fire - WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson | Your Local News Leader

Authorities: 2 Dead Following Detroit House Fire

Posted: Updated:

DETROIT (AP) - Authorities say a 49-year-old woman and her 16-year-old son are dead following a house fire in Detroit where arson is suspected.

The fire happened Friday morning on the city's northeast side and a man was questioned at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Detroit News reports the woman was found dead in a front room of the house and her son was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police tell the Detroit Free Press that the 18-year-old being questioned was seen coming from the home as fire crews pulled up.

Names of those involved weren't immediately released.

Powered by WorldNow

2820 East Saginaw Street,
Lansing, MI  48912

Telephone: 517.372.8282
Fax: 517.372.1507
Email: webmaster@wlns.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Young Broadcasting of Lansing, Inc. A Media General Company.