SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MI – On Saturday April 4th, 2020, at approximately 11:15 p.m., the Shelby Township Police and The Shelby Township Fire Department responded to a house fire in the area of Shelby Road and 25 Mile.
They responded to the scene after the 73-year-old home owner woke up and discovered her home was on fire. She attempted to help her 36-year-old son out of the home but her attempts were unsuccessful. She was forced to run from the residence to a nearby neighbors home were she was able to call for help.
The home was fully engulfed in flames by the time help arrived. The 36-year-old son was discovered deceased inside of the home once the flames were put out.
At this time foul play is not suspected. Investigators from both police and fire departments are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire.
The name of the victim is not being released at this time.
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