Three people are dead after a house fire Monday in the 13000 block of Bentler Street near West Davison Avenue on Detroit's west side.
A 53-year-old man, his 27-year-old son and an unidentified woman are the victims. Two victims were stabbed to death. First responders tried to resuscitate one of the victims who was found on the first floor, but that person died on the way to a hospital.
Aerial video: House fire on Bentler Street
Firefighters swept through the house and found the other two victims dead in the basement.
"There was some trauma to the (bodies in the basement) but we can't confirm what type of trauma," said Chief Fire Investigator Charles Simms.
One firefighter suffered minor injuries.
Detroit police and Michigan State Police are both investigating this fire and the deaths.