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Authorities: 2 Dead Following Detroit House Fire

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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.

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