Kalamazoo Woman Dies in Suspicious Fire

KALAMAZOO, MI – Fire crews from Kalamazoo Fire and Rescue were sent to a fire in the 4400 block of Clayborne Dr. in the Clayborne Court Apt. complex on Saturday evening, November 22nd, 2014 at 8:27pm. Kalamazoo Fire

Officers found fire in the bedroom of the apartment, it was quickly extinguished without further damage to any of the other apartment units. While searching the bedroom, the body of a female was located on the bed.   The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers have a tentative identification on the female, being the 47-year-old resident of the apartment. The cause of the fire and the woman’s death are currently under investigation.

Authorities have not released the name of the victim at this time.

Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers if you have any information, you can submit an ANONYMOUS tip to Crime Stoppers.

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